Whitaker eventually answered, "We have followed the special counsel's regulations to a T. There has been no event, no decision that has required me to take any action".
It was a mixed result in one of the first investigative hearings since Democrats won control of the House with a pledge to pursue oversight that Trump has called "presidential harassment".
Whitaker also made clear he will not cooperate with the Committee.
"It's becoming a show", said Republican Rep. Doug Collins of Georgia, who accused his Democratic colleagues of "character assassination". He is the person "ultimately in charge of the investigation", yet insisted he has not interfered in any way with it.
Later, he was scolded by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, when she asked if her time had been restored and Whitaker responded: "I don't know if your time's been restored or not".
Whitaker said he can't talk about ongoing investigations, but that yes, he has been briefed on them.
"We all should show real passion and a real commitment to fixing what was done to these families and these children", she added.
Whitaker also denied media reports that Trump lashed out at him after learning his former lawyer and personal fixer Michael Cohen was pleading guilty for lying to Congress about a proposed Trump Tower in Moscow. "The rules are that you are here, and I need to ask the question and I need to have my time restored so that you can behave appropriately".
"Before we adjourn, I want to note for the record, Mr. Whitaker, you owe us responses on a number of issues raised here today", said Nadler, who then rattled off several of the questions. Whitaker was an outspoken critic of the investigation before arriving at the Justice Department in 2017.
"The time for this administration to postpone accountability is over", Nadler said.
There was tension on Capitol Hill Friday, when acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker testified before the house Judiciary Committee. The president has also said there was no collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation.
(Nota bene: Whitaker was under oath.) My observations are in the chronological order that Whitaker said them.
Nadler said the hearing was crucial for lawmakers to get answers to questions about Whitaker's role at the Department of Justice and his appointment.
Gastelum, of California, is riding a two-fight win streak, including a split-decision victory over Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza . UFC officials have said the fight will remain over three rounds, and not go to five - as is the case for headline events.
Al-Jubeir bristled at the notion that outsiders would criticize the government. "We came out and we acknowledged it". Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said in a statement Thursday.
According to Wojnarowski, the Magic are sending Jonathan Simmons , a first-round and a second-round pick to the Sixers. He played 14 games during his rookie season and 19 this season before shutting down, citing the nerve disorder.
When you play against champions you have to stay calm and not lose your composure - that is the real problem". They put us under pressure in the first 10 minutes but after we scored I thought we were excellent.
Then he can show in the next matches how he can help us, better than in the first match against Manchester City". I want to do the same on Saturday against Huddersfield. "If we can not , it's different".
Democrats are also despondent about what the scandals have done to their chances of flipping control of the General Assembly. Northam's approval rating has dropped to 43 percent, the lowest rating of any Virginia governor in a WaPo poll since 1997.
His loyalty to Memphis has been strong and we all know he wishes he could still play in Beale Street Blue. Memphis discussed trades with multiple teams, but made a decision to keep its franchise point guard.
Thai officials previously said the process could be lengthy, depending on how many witnesses each side call. Senator Payne said she had also encouraged Bahrain's government not to to proceed with the extradition.
He did, however, admit to putting shoe polish on his face when he dressed up as Michael Jackson for a talent show in 1984. Apart from Watson's statement, there's additional corroboration, of sorts, of Tyson's assault claim against Fairfax.
The Belgium global , who is yet to sign a new deal with Chelsea , has less than a year remaining on his contract. The comments were made two months ago, but will be aired in a documentary on Wednesday.
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The other three - Birmingham Iron , Orlando Apollos and Salt Lake Stallions - have nearly no connection to Halas Hall. There are some different rules in the Alliance of American Football league, but it's not that different, Christian.
Senate panel approves Trump attorney general nominee
Barr is one of the most well qualified individuals in the country to serve as Attorney General as he has held the job in the past. The Republican president has repeatedly criticised the investigation as a "witch-hunt" and denies any collusion with Moscow.
USA revokes Venezuela visas, rejects dialogue with Maduro
We have been visiting a hospital in Caracas . "Venezuela keeps going!" Maduro said at a recent pro-government rally. The Venezuelan military has blocked the bridge where the aid is stationed and Maduro is refusing to allow it in.
Trump announces campaign rally next week in El Paso, Texas
El Paso Mayor Dee Margo , a Republican, also tweeted that "El Paso was NEVER one of the MOST risky cities in the United States ". Border Patrol agents have reportedly already arrested some migrants who illegally crossed the border overnight.
Storm Erik: Weather warning as Storm Erik blows in
Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges are also likely, while heavy rain could see flooding in some parts. It is expected to reach Donegal later in the morning, with the weather warning in place from 9.00 am Friday.