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Meet William Barr: What you need to know about the attorney general who just received Mueller’s report

Attorney General William Barr is at the center of the Russia investigation after receiving Robert Mueller's highly anticipated final report.
Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker reacts as he arrives to testify before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Justice Department on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 8, 2019.

Acting AG Matthew Whitaker was spotted at Trump’s hotel hours after testifying to Congress about his oversight of the DOJ

Whitaker has faced intense scrutiny for his coziness with the White House, as well as his public criticisms of the special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, which he now oversees.

Whitaker feeds conspiracy theory about CNN and the FBI’s raid on Roger Stone’s home

Whitaker was appearing before the House Judiciary Committee to offer testimony on his oversight of the Russia investigation.
Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker reacts as he arrives to testify before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Justice Department on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 8, 2019.

‘Mr. Chairman, I see that your 5 minutes is up’: Matthew Whitaker cuts off Democrat leading hearing on Russia probe

"I am here voluntarily. We have agreed to five-minute rounds," Whitaker said as he avoided answering a question on the Russia investigation.

In a massive rebuke to Trump, Matthew Whitaker says the Mueller probe is proceeding according to its scope

Lawmakers want to know more about Whitaker's appointment; oversight of the Justice Department; and his refusal to recuse himself from the Russia investigation.
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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker says he thinks the Mueller probe is ‘close to being completed’

President Donald Trump is a figure of interest in multiple threads of the Russia investigation.

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker’s wife sent an email to a reporter claiming that the Mueller probe is ‘wrapping up’

The email was sent in response to a Slate article that criticized Whitaker as "a historically awful attorney general."
Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker, gives brief remarks to state and local law enforcement on efforts to combat violent crime and the opioid crisis at the U.S. Courthouse Annex, on November 14, 2018 in Des Moines, Iowa. Whitaker was appointed as acting attorney general after previous attorney general Jeff Sessions was forced out out of the job.

Senate Democrats want Matthew Whitaker investigated by Justice Department for not recusing himself in Mueller probe

Senate Democrats on Friday sent a letter to the Justice Department's inspector general calling for an ethics probe to be opened into Matthew Whitaker.
Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker, gives brief remarks to state and local law enforcement on efforts to combat violent crime and the opioid crisis at the U.S. Courthouse Annex, on November 14, 2018 in Des Moines, Iowa. Whitaker was appointed as acting attorney general after previous attorney general Jeff Sessions was forced out out of the job.

Acting AG Matthew Whitaker will oversee the Mueller probe despite senior ethics officials advising that it would be a conflict of interest

A senior DOJ ethics official reportedly advised Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker that he should recuse himself from overseeing Russia probe.