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WATCH LIVE: Acting AG Whitaker Appears Before House Judiciary Committee

Jacquelyn Martin
Associated Press
In this Jan. 28, 2019 file photo, Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker announces an indictment on violations including bank and wire fraud at the Justice Department in Washington.

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is being questioned by the House Judiciary Committee, now controlled by Democrats. Lawmakers plan to press Whitaker on his controversial appointment by President Trump and his oversight of the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Watch the hearing live.