Schumer asks Trump about Whitaker attoney general appointment
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democratic leader
Chuck Schumer on Friday questioned the legality of President
Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting
attorney general and sent the Republican president a list of
questions about the move.
In appointing Whitaker, who has not been confirmed by the
Senate, Schumer said, "President Trump has ignored the statutory
line of succession and potentially violated the Appointments
Clause of the C ...