Whittaker’s Appointment is Illegal, Excerpts from the Kaytyal/Conway Op-Ed

whittaker“…Mr. Trump’s installation of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general of the United States after forcing the resignation of Jeff Sessions is unconstitutional. It’s illegal. And it means that anything Mr. Whitaker does, or tries to do, in that position is invalid.”

“It defies one of the explicit checks and balances set out in the Constitution, a provision designed to protect us all against the centralization of government power.”

“For the president to install Mr. Whitaker as our chief law enforcement officer is to betray the entire structure of our charter document.”

 

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