Whitaker stands in vivid contrast to his predecessors, whose résumés typically boast judgeships, partnerships at prestigious firms and senior roles in the Justice Department.
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto called the attack the “darkest day of Pittsburgh’s history,” after the victims' names were read out Sunday morning, and disputed President Trump’s suggestion that the synagogue should have had armed guards.
The old posts, on hate crimes and the n-word, caused upheaval at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Eric Blankenstein, a political appointee, said his online writings under a pen name years ago have “zero” relevance to his current job at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
As bishop in the Pittsburgh Diocese, Wuerl put problem priests on leave, allowing some to move away and molest again.
Controversy over whether OSU athletic coaches knew about Strauss's alleged conduct has ensnared Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), an influential conservative lawmaker.
Imran Awan pleads guilty to making a false statement on a bank loan unrelated to his Capitol Hill work.
Korea Aerospace Industries paid Michael Cohen $150,000 for advice on contracting rules.
Those efforts raise more ethics questions for the Environmental Protection Agency’s administrator.
A California man who served as a translator said federal investigators asked him in recent weeks about the arrangement under which Korea Aerospace Industries paid the president’s longtime attorney $150,000.