Stories by Cameron Peters
Whitaker’s hostility toward the Mueller investigation, which has been well-documented by The Washington Post, has reified fears about the investigation’s safety and independence.
On Election Night, Republican candidates appeared to eke out a narrow victory in the Sunshine State in both the Senate and gubernatorial races. Votes are still being counted, though, and the margins in both races are razor-thin, even by Florida standards, and still narrowing.
McMorris Rodgers, who has represented the district since 2005, faced an unexpectedly close race, with the Cook Political Report projecting the normally solid Republican district as Lean Republican. .
Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke's murder conviction in the case of Laquan McDonald is notable for a few reasons.
Rosenstein was empowered to appoint a special counsel — normally the responsibility of the attorney general — due to Attorney General (and Keebler Elf) Jeff Sessions’ decision to recuse himself from all Russia-related matters in March 2017, which rendered Rosenstein acting attorney general in all such matters.