VIDEO: Acting AG Whitaker tells lawmakers he hasn’t interfered with Mueller probe in fiery hearing
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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said Friday he has not interfered with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation during a fiery hearing before the House Judiciary Committee.
Mr. Whitaker told lawmakers that [he] has not curtailed Mr. Mueller’s probe and he has not denied funding for it. But Democrats continued to grill him on allegations he was picked by President Trump to lead the Justice Department as a means to squash the special counsel investigation.
The article goes on to state the following:
Since taking control of the House in January, Democrats have pushed to question Mr. Whitaker about his views on the special counsel. He is the first Trump cabinet official to appear before a Democrat-lead House panel.
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) February 8, 2019
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