Senate Democrats want Matthew Whitaker investigated by Justice Department for not recusing himself in Mueller probe

Senate Democrats on Friday sent a letter to the Justice Department’s inspector general calling for an ethics probe to be opened into Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker.

The letter, signed by every Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, zeroed in on Whitaker’s refusal to recuse himself from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference and the Trump campaign’s alleged collusion, The Daily Beast reported.

There have been broad calls for Whitaker to recuse

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