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Oct 12, 2018, 5:00pm EDT
  • November 19, 2018

    Senate Democrats are trying to stop Whitaker from serving as acting attorney general

    Read the new lawsuit filed by three senators to try to block Whitaker’s appointment.

  • November 11, 2018

    Matthew Whitaker’s appointment is the latest Trump tax the GOP is paying

    A nominee whose only qualification is his unfitness.

  • November 9, 2018

    Exclusive: Trump loyalist Matthew Whitaker was counseling the White House on investigating Clinton

    Whitaker advised the president on launching a new special counsel while working as chief of staff for Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

  • November 9, 2018

    “Protect Mueller” protests pop up across the country

    "We’re not a mob, we just like Bob."

  • November 8, 2018

    George Conway: Trump replacing Sessions with Whitaker is illegal

    Conway made the argument in an op-ed with top Democratic lawyer Neal Katyal.

  • November 8, 2018

    We aren’t alarmed enough about Jeff Sessions’s firing

    The attorney general’s departure — and our response to it — shows how Trump is eroding democracy.

  • November 8, 2018

    Jeff Sessions’s carefully built deportation machine will outlast him

    But without him, Trump’s immigration agenda could get greedier — and sloppier.

  • November 8, 2018

    Matthew Whitaker said the Mueller probe could become a “witch hunt.” He’s now in charge of it.

    Trump has tapped Jeff Sessions’s chief of staff as his acting replacement.

  • November 7, 2018

    Matt Whitaker suggested the attorney general might keep Robert Mueller’s conclusions secret forever

    A stealthy way to kill the inquiry.

  • November 7, 2018

    Jeff Sessions helped create Trump’s brand of evangelical patriotism. It will outlast him.

    The ousted attorney general was an architect of Christian nationalist propaganda in America.

  • November 7, 2018

    Sessions turned Trump’s “tough on crime” dreams into reality

    He did everything Trump wanted. Well, except one thing.

  • November 7, 2018

    Lindsey Graham said there’d be “holy hell to pay” if Trump fired Sessions. But that was then.

    Graham used to defend Sessions. Now he’s defending the president.

  • November 7, 2018

    Jeff Sessions gave Trump the immigration crackdown he wanted

    Trump’s attorney general has already built an enduring legacy on immigration.

  • November 7, 2018

    Read Jeff Sessions’s resignation letter

    There’s one particularly intriguing ambiguous paragraph.

  • November 7, 2018

    Jeff Sessions is out as US attorney general

    He was Trump’s biggest proponent of Trumpism and a major obstacle to ending the Russia probe.

  • November 7, 2018

    Trump’s bizarre post-election press conference, explained

    A secret plan to solve abortion — and more!

  • November 6, 2018

    The scary ideology behind Trump’s immigration instincts

    The debate over family separation plays into a familiar narrative that’s being pushed by the White House.

  • October 12, 2018

    What happens to Mueller’s investigation if Jeff Sessions is fired or quits?

    The rumor mill about an attorney general replacement is churning again.