Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker’s old tweets are really something


On Wednesday, Donald Trump ended the midterms news cycle by effectively firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The acting Attorney General is now Matt Whitaker, Sessions’ former chief of staff and a man who used to mooch WiFi from a taco restaurant.

We know the latter thanks to his old tweets, which he has not deleted.

My new law firm just got our high speed internet hooked up!!!! Don’t need to hijack Taco John’s free wi fi any more.

— Matt Whitaker 🇺🇸 (@MattWhitaker46) December 30, 2009

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There are many reasons to feel uneasy about Whitaker’s new role: his use of the phrase “Mueller lynch mob,” his disturbing fixation on Hillary Clinton, and the fact that he (unlike Sessions) probably won’t be recused from the Russia investigation.  Read more…

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