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3 Senate Democrats Sue To Block Matthew Whitaker From Serving As Acting A.G

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NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., one of three senators who are suing to block Matthew Whitaker from serving as acting U.S. attorney general.
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Democratic Senators Challenge Whitaker Appointment in Court

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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

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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

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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?

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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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Democratic senators sue over Whitaker's appointment as AG

Democratic senators sue over Whitaker's appointment as AG

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The complaint asks a judge to declare the appointment unconstitutional and to prevent him from serving as head of the Justice Department.
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Senate Democrats sue over Trump's Whitaker appointment

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Three Democrats file lawsuit arguing acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's appointment is unconstitutional.
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