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Trump vows inaction if AG kills probe : Says he won't overrule man he picked to replace Sessions on Mueller investigation

Nov 19, 2018 - Chicago Tribune

-- President Donald Trump said he would not overrule his acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, if he decides to curtail the special counsel probe being led by Robert Mueller III into Russian interference in the 2016 election campaign.

"Look, it's going to be up to him ... I would not get involved," Trump said in an interview on "Fox News Sunday."

In the weeks since Trump forced Jeff Sessions to resign as attorney general and chose Whitaker to serve as his interim replacement, Wh...