Republican senator calls for vote on bill to bar Trump from firing special counsel
In a statement, Collins said she was concerned about comments acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has made about the investigation.
Whitaker, who was tapped by Trump this week to lead the Justice Department after the president fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions, will oversee all matters under the department's jurisdiction, including the Russia probe, a spokeswoman has said. (Reporting by Makini Brice; Editing by Tim Ahmann)
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