The journalist just tweeted a screenshot that showed the special counsel updating part of “Case Name: In re: Grand Jury Subpoena.” It continued:
‘The following transaction was entered on 11/20/2018 3:49:22 PM EST and filed on 11/20/2018.’
The news organization’s investigative reports have been following Mueller’s secret subpoena, Samuelsohn tweeted:
‘Another NEW sealed motion just filed — apparently from Mueller — in the mystery grand jury subpoena case we’ve been tracking here at
@politico – This one is 3,074 words.’
It appears that the Mueller investigation has been moving forward very quickly, given that Donald Trump’s new acting attorney general, Matthew Whittaker, has replaced former attorney general Jeff Sessions. In addition, Whitaker has taken over control of the Mueller investigation into the Russian attack on the 2016 presidential elections with possible conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Moscow.
There has been a great deal of debate over whether Trump could place a man whom he found on cable TV in place of the man he just fired, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Most constitutional scholars said that such an act was unconstitutional. Apparently, POTUS had been planning on leaving him in place indefinitely until the Republicans began giving him pushback. Legally, Whittaker can only be there 210 days, but when has that ever stopped this president?
Of course, the Senate would have to confirm whomever he selected for a full-time position. Since that could be a longterm solution, it becomes possible that none of Whittaker’s actions would have a legal punch behind them.
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