• Democratic Senators Challenge Whitaker Appointment in Court

    22 days ago - By NY Times

    The lawsuit by Richard Blumenthal, Mazie K. Hirono and Sheldon Whitehouse is the latest effort to get President Trump's designation of Matthew G. Whitaker as acting attorney general declared unlawful.
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  • 3 Senate Democrats Sue to Have Whitaker Removed

    3 Senate Democrats Sue to Have Whitaker Removed

    22 days ago - By Newser

    Three Senate Democrats filed a lawsuit Monday arguing that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's appointment is unconstitutional and asking a federal judge to remove him. The suit, filed by Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, argues that Whitaker's appointment violates the...
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  • Democratic senators sue to block Trump acting attorney general

    22 days ago - By Reuters

    Three Democratic senators launched a new legal challenge on Monday to President Donald Trump's naming of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general, accusing Trump of depriving the U.S. Senate of its constitutional power to act on such appointments.
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  • Explainer: Was Trump's appointment of Whitaker lawful?

    22 days ago - By Reuters

    President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting U.S. attorney general on Nov. 7 drew another legal challenge on Monday, this time by three Democratic senators.
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  • Senate Democrats sue over Trump's Whitaker appointment

    22 days ago - By Al Jazeera

    Three Democrats file lawsuit arguing acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's appointment is unconstitutional.
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  • Senate Democrats sue to block Trump's acting attorney general Matt Whitaker

    22 days ago - By The Washington Post

    “Installing Matthew Whitaker so flagrantly defies constitutional law that any viewer of School House Rock would recognize it,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal said in a statement.
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  • Senate Democrats File Lawsuit Challenging Trump's Appointment Of Matt Whitaker

    Senate Democrats File Lawsuit Challenging Trump's Appointment Of Matt Whitaker

    22 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    Sens. Blumenthal, Hirono and Whitehouse have filed a suit saying the acting attorney general is illegitimate.
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  • 3 Senators Sue Trump Over Matthew Whitaker Appointment

    22 days ago - By Politicus USA

    Senators Richard Blumenthal , Sheldon Whitehouse , and Mazie K. Hirono have sued Trump in federal court over the unconstitutional appointment of interim Attorney General Matthew Whitaker.
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  • Democrats file lawsuit against Trump over Whitaker, accuse president of violating Constitution

    Democrats file lawsuit against Trump over Whitaker, accuse president of violating Constitution

    22 days ago - By Business Insider

    Several top Democratic senators on Monday filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump in a federal court in Washington, DC, over the appointment of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker.
    The senators - Richard Blumenthal, Sheldon Whitehouse, and Mazie Hirono - alleged Trump violated the Constitution in his appointment of Whitaker, given the Senate was never consulted.
    The senators said, "If allowed to stand, Mr. Whitaker's appointment would create a road map for the evasion of the constitutionally prescribed Senate advice-and-consent role."
    Several top Democratic senators on Monday...
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  • Senate Democrats sue to block Whitaker from serving as acting AG

    22 days ago - By Politico

    A trio of Senate Democrats are suing to challenge President Donald Trump's appointment of Matt Whitaker as acting attorney general, saying the move was unconstitutional. Sens. Richard Blumenthal , Sheldon Whitehouse and Mazie Hirono filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Monday, claiming that Trump violated the Appointments Clause of the Constitution by choosing Whitaker for a Cabinet-level position even though Whitaker has never been Senate confirmed for a position. The complaint seeks to block Whitaker from serving in the role, which includes...
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  • Democratic senators sue to challenge Trump's Whitaker appointment

    22 days ago - By Reuters

    Three Democratic senators filed a lawsuit on Monday accusing President Donald Trump of illegally appointing Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general, saying Trump violated the U.S. Constitution and denied the Senate its right to approve the nomination.
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  • Democratic senators sue over Whitaker's appointment as AG

    Democratic senators sue over Whitaker's appointment as AG

    22 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - Three Senate Democrats filed a lawsuit Monday arguing that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's appointment is unconstitutional and asking a federal judge to remove him. The suit, filed by Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Mazie Hirono of Hawaii and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, argues that Whitaker's appointment violates the Constitution because...
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  • Democratic senators sue over Matthew Whitaker's appointment as attorney general

    22 days ago - By ABC

    Three Democratic senators have filed a lawsuit challenging the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general.
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  • Democratic senators file lawsuit challenging appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general

    22 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - Democratic senators file lawsuit challenging appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general.
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