Acting attorney general Matthew G. Whitaker stands in vivid contrast to his predecessors, whose résumés typically boast judgeships, partnerships at prestigious firms and senior roles in the Justice Department. One White House official acknowledged that Whitaker, who had been Jeff Sessions’s chief of staff, received little vetting.
The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed the arrest of Avenatti, a Democratic lawyer whose public profile exploded this year when he sued President Trump on behalf of adult-film star Stormy Daniels. In a statement, Avenatti called the allegations “completely bogus.”
Fueled by school shootings, campus safety has grown into a $2.7 billion industry. But little research has been done on whether the measures are effective. The Post surveyed schools that have endured a shooting since 2012 to ask what, if anything, could have prevented the violence.