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Document: Justice Department Office of Legal Counsel Memo on Designating an Acting Attorney General

By Matthew Kahn
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 10:07 AM

On Nov. 14, the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel released a memo defending the legality of President Donald Trump’s Nov. 7 designation of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general. Read the document in full below.

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OLC Acting AG memo (Text)