Mercedes Schlapp: Whitaker ‘Has a Full and Legal Authority Under the Vacancy Reform Act’

‘The president and the Department of Justice leadership has confidence in Matt Whitaker’

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SCHLAPP: "No question. The President and the Department of Justice leadership has confidence in Matt Whitaker, Matt Whitaker, he has a full and legal authority under the Vacancy Reform Act of 1998 where if it’s someone that’s been a senior official, as well as has been there for more than 90 days, could serve as acting attorney general."

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