On the roster: Senate Republicans push for permanent AG nomination - Time Out: ‘A brunch in the forest’ - Fudge factor could sway Black Caucus - Big drama, little change in Florida results - Somebody light a match
This comes after sources share Whitaker said Mueller probe would continue - CBS News: “Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker told Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham in a meeting Thursday that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed, according to a person familiar with the meeting.
‘The wide-ranging interview will take place amid last week’s midterm election results, President Trump’s appointment of Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, reports that the President may issue written answers to the special counsel, along with questions about Saudi Arabia’s role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and CNN’s lawsuit against the White House,’ the network said in a release Thursday.
[Average includes: Monmouth University: 44% approve - 49% disapprove; Gallup: 38% approve - 56% disapprove; NBC News: 46% approve - 52% disapprove; CNN: 41% approve - 57% disapprove; ABC News: 44% approve - 52% disapprove.]
Meadows, Kihuen sanctioned by House Ethics Committee - Politico: “The House Ethics Committee has formally sanctioned two members — GOP Rep. Mark Meadows (N.C.) and Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen (Nev.) — over sexual harassment-related allegations.