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Judicial Watch Files Amicus Brief Defending the Appointment of Matthew Whitaker as Acting Attorney General
Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5188
 

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2018 /Standard Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today it has submitted an amicus curiae brief to the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland in support of President Trump's choice of Matthew Whitaker for acting United States attorney general (State of Maryland v. United States of America, et al. (No. 1:18-cv-02849)).

Less than a week after President Trump on November 7 appointed Matthew Whitaker, then-chief of staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as acting attorney general, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, on behalf of the State of Maryland, filed a motion, asking the court to prohibit the administrative substitution of Whitaker to replace former Attorney General Jeff Sessions as one of nine defendants in a pending lawsuit.

Judicial Watch argues that the "State of Maryland's naked attempt to wage a political battle in the courts should be denied" and its motion both misstates the law and is fatally...

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