Overcoming this prohibition would normally require a written determination from the employee's supervisor that the conflict of interest will not make the official's work "less than fully impartial and professional" or "create an appearance of a conflict of interest" that might undermine public confidence. Hundreds of events were organized, stretching as far as Amsterdam. Another person said that remained true ever after Whitaker took his place. Marie Follayttar Smith, executive director of Mainers for Accountable Leadership, said rallies were also held in Bangor, Brunswick, Augusta, Lewiston, Belfast, Kittery and Rockland.
The president hasn't been charged with any wrongdoing, but federal prosecutors have said that a grand jury investigation is ongoing and it targets unspecified "others".
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says there's no need for concern.
So no, I will not remember Jeff Sessions as the attorney general who conquered violent crime in America.
Activists gathered on short notice Thursday across the suburbs and the nation to protest the forced resignation of former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and decry the effects they fear his ouster could have on the investigation into Russian election meddling.
The first was, we have heard leading Democrats, and now many people around the country today, saying Whitaker has to recuse himself because he has clearly expressed he's already made up his mind about Mueller's investigation. Protestors anxious Whitaker would use his new position to stifle the investigation before its conclusion. The former attorney general submitted a letter of resignation at the president's "request".
"I was very surprised".
Indivisible member Eileen Kreutz, of Industry, traveled to attend the protest after hearing about it through communications from Indivisible.
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"Immediately following the success of the election, they took all the work that Governor Christie had done and sidelined it and started all over", former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski told NJ Advance in August.
"This can not just be a moment", speaker Jean Capler said.
The New York senator said he found the timing of Sessions's departure "very suspect". The crowd also chanted "No excuse!"
"Given his previous comments advocating defunding and imposing limitations on the Mueller investigation, Mr. Whitaker should recuse himself from its oversight for the duration of his time as acting attorney general", Schumer said via Twitter on Wednesday. "And that is a problem for all of us".
Trump has continued pressing his view that Mueller leads a team staffed by Democrats operating under an illegal mandate. She pointed at her children and added: "It's important for these guys right here".
Kreutz said if any president, regardless of political party, was dodging procedure with appointments, she would be protesting in the same manner.
"Matthew Whitaker has criticized Robert Mueller's investigation again and again", said Noah Bookbinder at a park near the White House, where some 500 demonstrators had gathered as part of the "Nobody Is Above The Law" protests.
In a one-paragraph order issued by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for D.C., Mueller and lawyers for a former associate of onetime Trump adviser Roger Stone were told to submit briefs on the matter in 10 days.