Matthew Whitaker to return to Hill this week after Democrats accused him of misleading them

by admin

The House Judiciary Committee plans to meet in private Wednesday with former acting attorney general Matthew G. Whitaker, amid Democrats’ concerns that he intentionally misled them during a combative public hearing last month.

In a letter to Whitaker after his testimony, Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said members of the panel found Whitaker’s answers “unsatisfactory, incomplete, or contradicted by other evidence,” stressing that they wanted to meet with him again so he could “elaborate” on his testimony.

Whitaker, who has not worked at the Justice Department since William P. Barr assumed the role of attorney general last month, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.


Read More



You may also like