Lawmakers clash over Trump’s talks with Whitaker

POLITICO - 03-13


Former Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker told the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that he was involved in conversations about the Justice Department’s investigation into President Donald Trump’s former attorney and fixer Michael Cohen, according to the panel’s chairman, Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.). But the Republican side of the committee gave vastly different accounts of what happened behind closed doors.