JUST IN: In his prepared opening statement, Acting AG Whitaker tells the House Judiciary Committee, "I will continue the longstanding Executive Branch policy and practice of not disclosing information that may be subject to executive privilege." h/t @PaulaReidCBS
Steven Portnoy @stevenportnoy
Whitaker says such information covered by executive privilege may include "the contents of deliberations or conversations with the President."
Nadler: Like everyone else you're entitled to your own opinions. When career officials took steps to mitigate your conflict of interest, you ignored them. You decided your interest was more important than integrity of department.
Why did Trump choose to replace Sessions?
BDTS has what might be a sneer or a gritting his mouth.