Whitaker’s friendship with Trump aide reignites recusal debate

President Donald Trump’s pick for acting attorney general, Matt Whitaker, is a close friend of Trump’s 2016 election campaign co-chair, and a former government ethics chief said the friendship makes Whitaker unable to oversee impartially a politically charged investigation into … Continue reading Whitaker’s friendship with Trump aide reignites recusal debate

Exclusive: Pentagon balked at U.S. border troops building detention facilities – officials

The Trump administration discussed using the U.S. military to build facilities to house detained migrants as part of its new mission on the Mexican border but the idea was dropped after the Pentagon expressed doubts about it, U.S. officials said. … Continue reading Exclusive: Pentagon balked at U.S. border troops building detention facilities – officials