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ROMPIENDO: el AG en funciones, Matthew Whitaker, ¡ESTÁ CLARO para supervisar la investigación de Rusia!

El Departamento de Justicia concluyó que Matthew Whitaker NO necesita recusarse de la investigación de Rusia y puede supervisarlo oficialmente: CNN  – Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker has consulted with ethics officials at the Justice Department and they have advised him he does not need to recuse himself from overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, a source familiar with the process told CNN Thursday. The source added Whitaker has been in ongoing discussions with ethics officials since taking the job in early November following the ouster of Jeff Sessions, who had stepped aside from overseeing the investigation due to his role as a Trump campaign surrogate during the 2016 election. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein oversaw the investigation following Sessions’ recusal and his office is still managing the investigation on a day-to-day basis, as CNN has previously reported. When, exactly, ethics officials signed off on Whitaker’s role wa