Matthew Whitaker Attempted to Clear Up Skepticism About His Conversations with Trump It Didnt Go Well

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Whitaker expressed concerns about the Mueller probe going too far on CNN well before he was appointed acting Attorney General. Whitaker was directly involved in conversations about whether to fire one or more U. I never lashed out at the Acting Attorney General of the U. repvaldemings question about if he talked to trump about the ongoing sdny investigation of the trump organization. After he was replaced by current Attorney General William Barr Whitaker had a brief stint in the Office of the Associate Attorney General. Collins said he heard Whitakers comments differently and maintained that Whitaker said he had not talked with the president about Mr. But the dispute could have high stakes was aimed at suppressing investigations of the Republican president. Whitaker did not deny that the president called him to discuss the Michael Cohen case. Collins added that Whitaker said he hadnt had any conversations with officials in the Southern District of New York

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