Matthew Whitaker

Matthew Whitaker

Fmr Acting United States Attorney General

Matthew G. Whitaker was acting Attorney General of the United States 2018-2019. Prior to becoming Acting Attorney General, Mr. Whitaker served as Chief of Staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. He was appointed as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa by President George W. Bush, serving from 2004-2009. Whitaker was the managing partner of Des Moines based law firm, Whitaker Hagenow & Gustoff LLP from 2009 until rejoining DOJ in 2017. He was also the Executive Director for FACT, The Foundation for Accountability & Civic Trust, between 2014 and 2017. Mr. Whitaker graduated with a Master of Business Administration, Juris Doctor, and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Iowa. While at Iowa, Mr. Whitaker was a three year letterman on the football team where he received the prestigious Big Ten Medal of Honor.








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As the radical Left attempts to normalize socialized healthcare and put us on a path towards Medicare for All, the time has come for conservatives to take a stand. America faces an unforeseen enemy in the coronavirus, and what is clearer than ever before is that Americans need more options; not fewer. What is the role of the federal government during a healthcare crisis? How do we provide comprehensive care for thousands of America’s veterans who have sacrificed so much? Is there any way to curb Medicare and Medicaid spending yet still provide for lower income Americans? Innovation has always been the American way and here you will find substantive policy discussions on ways we can improve and ensure the health of our nation’s citizens for generations to come.

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