Pelosi: Trump picking Whitaker ‘does violence to the constitution’

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President insists he does not know acting attorney general, contradicting own remarks and reports of Oval Office access

As Donald Trump tried again to distance himself from Matthew Whitaker, his own choice as acting attorney general after he fired Jeff Sessions, House minority leader Nancy Pelosi said the appointment “does violence to the constitution and the vision of our founders”.

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