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Dem senators sue to overturn Donald Trump's DOJ appointment

Nov 20, 2018 - The Washington Times

Three Senate Democrats filed a federal lawsuit Monday asking a judge to oust acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker and install Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein instead.

Sens. Richard Blumenthal, Sheldon Whitehouse and Mazie K. Hirono, all members of the Judiciary Committee, said President Trump circumvented both the law and the Constitution by designating Mr. Whitaker.

They argue that undermines the Constitution's demand that the president only appoint top officials with...