Federal Law Enforcement

Document: State of Maryland Motions for Judge to Decide Whether Whitaker Is Acting Attorney General

By Matthew Kahn
Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 12:11 PM

On Tuesday, in litigation related to the Affordable Care Act in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the state of Maryland filed a motion to substitute the acting attorney general for former Attorney General Jeff Sessions as a defendant. In the motion, the state asks the judge for expedited consideration declaring Matthew Whitaker is not the lawful acting attorney general. The motion is below.