Matthew Whitaker, Acting Attorney General has reviewed his ethics exposé forms for at least least five times since President Donald Trump chose him after former Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ forced resignation.
The Financial disclosure forms published on Tuesday evening indicates that Whitaker took in $900,000 in salary from a “charity” organization that aimed at Democrats on ethics grounds. So also, $1,750 in legal fees from a doubtful, since-shuttered marketing company suspected as fraud.
Whitaker also received more than $100,000 from his law firm including $15,000 from CNN, where he served for a short time as a legal analyst who opposed special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.
It’s uncertain the information Whitaker missed in his first filling of the form upon his appointment as Sessions’ chief of staff in late 2017. The most current changes were made the day after the midterm elections, also on Nov. 8, Nov. 16, Nov. 19 and Nov. 20.
According to The Washington Post on Tuesday that the conventional watchdog organization Whitaker headed, the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust, was initially created as a “shell charity” and was allegedly paid attention in studying the effect of environmental regulations on businesses.