Acting AG Matthew Whitaker Will Not Recuse Himself From Russia Probe and Won’t Approve Democrat Subpoenas of President Trump

Matthew Whitaker was named Acting Attorney General Wednesday after Jeff Sessions turned in his resignation at President Trump’s request.

Whitaker also took over the Mueller probe, bumping Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein from the position.

Democrat lawmakers panicked after Rosenstein lost control over the Mueller witch hunt and called for Whitaker to recuse himself from the Russia investigation.

Nancy Pelosi called for Whitaker to recuse himself and for Congress to take immediate action to protect the rule of law.

PELOSI: Given his record of threats to undermine & weaken the Russia investigation, Matthew Whitaker should recuse himself from any involvement in Mueller’s investigation. Congress must take immediate action to protect the rule of law and integrity of the investigation.

Democrat Senator Gillibrand called for Whitaker to recuse himself from the Russia investigation.

Democrat Senator Kamala Harris also called for Whitaker to recuse himself.

Whitaker will not recuse himself from the Russia probe and according to associates he won’t approve of a presidential subpoena either.

Via WaPo:

Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker has no intention of recusing himself from overseeing the special counsel probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to people close to him who added they do not believe he would approve any subpoena of President Trump as part of that investigation.

In case you missed it, click here to see what Matthew Whitaker thinks of Rosenstein and the Russia investigation.

Paul Sperry pointed out that Acting AG Whitaker can also appoint a second Special Counsel to investigate #Spygate.

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