Trump Claims He Doesn't Know Matt Whitaker

"Matt Whitaker worked for Jeff Sessions, and he was always extremely highly thought of, and he still is, but I didn’t know Matt Whitaker,” Trump told reporters Friday of the acting attorney general, despite having met with him several times.

Who’s New Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker?

“We are pleased to announce that Matthew G. Whitaker, Chief of Staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the Department of Justice, will become our new Acting Attorney General of the United States,” Trump announced via Twitter on Wednesday.

Why Isn't Election Day a Holiday or on a Weekend?

Elections used to take place on different days in different states. But in 1845, Congress voted to make voting more unified and passed a law designating the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November as Election Day.