Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) believes that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker’s appointment is unconstitutional and his position was be taken away from by the courts.
CNN’s Erin Burnett asked, “Do you think Whitaker’s appointment is unconstitutional?”
Schiff stated, “You know, on balance, I think it probably is. I think the court, a neutral court, and I hope that’s what we have, will find that it violates the requirement that a principal officer only be confirmed with the advice and consent of the Senate. … And there’s some pretty powerful precedent and language from current members of the Supreme Court that I think indicates strongly that this will be struck down.”