Matt Whitaker Says He Hasn’t Denied Funding To Special Counsel Probe

UNITED STATES - July 23: Matt Whitaker (R) Iowa is interviewed at Roll Call office in Washington, D.C. (Photo By Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - July 23: Matt Whitaker (R) Iowa is interviewed at Roll Call office in Washington, D.C. (Photo By Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call)
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February 8, 2019 12:22 p.m.

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said on Friday that he has not denied any funding requests made by the special counsel investigation.

“I have not denied any funds to the special counsel’s investigation,” Whitaker said in response to a question from Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) at the House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing.

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