Legal challenges to Matthew Whitaker’s illegal appointment are mounting.
Whitaker previously served as the executive director of FACT, a dark money funder of the conservative movement.
The acting attorney general could curtail funding for the probe and preclude avenues of investigation.
Trump’s firing of Sessions has led to many comparisons between Trump and former President Richard Nixon.
Sessions’s speech came after the new UN human rights chief denounced Trump’s family separation policy.
The Trump family’s legal woes go far beyond the Mueller investigation.
Republican senators send Trump a clear signal: Wait till November to seize full control at the Justice Department.