Trump: ‘The Press Has Been Nasty to Matt Whitaker’

‘Matt Whitaker is a highly respected man’

REPORTER: "Are you worried about Matt Whitaker's finances — "

TRUMP: "No, Matt Whitaker is a highly respected person. Once I choose somebody, they always go through hell. But, Matt Whitaker is a highly respected man. The Justice Department respects him tremendously. I’ve spoken to a lot of people. The press has been nasty to Matt Whitaker. I can tell you that he is a highly respected, strong person. And he is doing a great job. Everybody tells me that. He's doing a really great job."

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