• Matthew Whitaker Takes His Twitter Account Private, After the Acting Attorney General's Tweet About the ‘Mueller Lynch Mob' Reveals Conflicts

    9 days ago - By Fortune

    Just days after President Donald Trump appointed Jeff Sessions's Chief of Staff Matthew Whitaker to take over Sessions's role as attorney general, Whitaker has changed his Twitter account to private status. Whitaker's tweets are now hidden from public view.
    Whitaker used Twitter to weigh in on a number of issues related to the Special Counsel Robert Mueller investigation that would typically require recusal under Justice Department rules.
    On July 27, 2017, he called any effort by the legislature to protect Mueller's role “a mistake.” He linked on Aug. 6, 2017, to a CNN opinion piece he'd...
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