Matthew Whitaker's future at the helm of the Justice Department appeared uncertain at best Friday as President Donald Trump denied even knowing the man he had named acting attorney general just two days earlier.
"The firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions would be one step short of the break glass moment", the organizers wrote before that became a reality on Wednesday.
It was Clovis, no stranger to TV and radio himself, who encouraged Whitaker to get a regular commentary gig on cable television to get President Donald Trump's attention, according to friends who Whitaker told at the time.
Trump asked for Sessions' resignation and then replaced him with Whitaker, who has criticized Mueller's probe and called for limits on it.
Legal scholars, meanwhile, have debated the constitutionality of Whitaker's appointment, with some lawyers saying it is illegal because Whitaker has not been confirmed by the Senate.
While Whitaker has made questionable comments that could create the appearance of a conflict of interest, there isn't an explicit conflict under Justice Department rules, as might arise if - for example - he had a family member under active investigation. The president said critics are only objecting to Mr. Whitaker now because he appointed him.
While speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Conway explained President Trump is not planning to use the resignation as a way to shut down the Mueller probe.
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Trump's comments came as a growing sense of concern developed inside the White House over the negative reaction to Whitaker being tapped as the acting chief law enforcement official.
"He worships him", a longtime friend said of Whitaker and Trump.
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"He's probably, from what I hear, a very strong person, a very strong personality, and I think that's what they need", Trump said.
The president tweeted, "Jeff Flake (y) doesn't want to protect the Non-Senate confirmed Special Counsel, he wants to protect his future after being unelectable in Arizona for the "crime" of doing a awful job!" Campaign efforts include ending the Iraq war and combatting gun violence by ending politicians' affiliation with the NRA, but since 2016 the organization says it has been "a pillar of the Resistance to Trump".
Of the scrutiny Whitaker is facing, Trump said: "It's a shame that no matter who I put in they go after".
The Senate's top Republican expressed confidence Friday that the Russian Federation investigation will be allowed to run its course, saying President Donald Trump has never signaled to him that special counsel Robert Mueller could be fired.