• 'Seriously? This guy?': Matthew Whitaker's appointment has FBI and DOJ officials in a 'daze'

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Current and former FBI and DOJ officials expressed shock and frustration at President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general.
    "Seriously? This guy?" one current FBI agent said to INSIDER. "No words."
    A former DOJ official expressed a similar sentiment, saying department employees have been "in a daze" since Whitaker's appointment "and have been for a while," adding that local assistant US attorneys are also "pretty embarrassed."
    Whitaker is seen as a staunch Trump loyalist and has publicly mused about gutting the Russia investigation. He is now overseeing...
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