WASHINGTON | The Latest: State AGs call on Whitaker to recuse himself
WASHINGTON — The Latest on Jeff Sessions’ departure as attorney general (all times local):
A coalition of 18 state attorneys general has sent a letter to Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker calling on him to recuse himself from the special counsel’s Russia probe.
In the letter dated Thursday, the AGs reference Whitaker’s “widely-circulated public comments criticizing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.”
Whitaker replaced Jeff Sessions, who was forced out Wednesday.