Florida governor and Senate elections head to recount – live updates
- DeSantis’s lead over Gillum drops below 0.5%, triggering a new count
- Democrats: ‘Wholly inappropriate’ for Whitaker to oversee investigation
- Nationwide protests planned against interference in Mueller inquiry
- Democrats vow to investigate attorney general’s firing
Rep. Linda Sanchez has withdrawn her candidacy to be House Democratic caucus chair, citing a family issue.
NEWS: Linda Sanchez withdraws her candidacy for House Democratic caucus chair, citing an “unexpected family matter,” per Dear Colleague letter she just sent out – pic.twitter.com/GfbGBlSLGC
Rep. Steve Cohen called the new acting attorney general a “hatchet man hired to destroy the Mueller investigation.”
Cohen (D-Tenn.), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, said that whether Matthew Whitaker must recuse himself from overseeing the investigation – which he does not intend to do, according to reports – may be determined in court.