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In his prepared remarks in front of the House Judiciary Committee Friday, acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker signaled that he planned to avoid lawmakers’ question about his conversations with President Trump on the grounds that the President may seek to invoke executive privilege on those topics at a later date. “I want to assure you that I will seek to answer the Committee’s questions today, as best as I can, but I also must make clear that I will continue the longstanding Executive Branch policy and practice of not disclosing information that may be subject to executive privilege, such as the contents of deliberations or conversations with the President,” Whitaker will say, according to the prepared remarks. Read More →