The ludicrously implausible becomes reality very quickly in the Age of Trump:
As the FTC was investigating the company, agency officials examined whether Whitaker played a role in trying to help the company silence critics by threatening legal action, as The Washington Post previously reported.
When investigators learned about Whitaker’s new posting in Washington, they were stunned, the new records show.
“You’re not going to believe this,” James Evans, an investigator in the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection wrote in late October 2017, several weeks after the agency issued Whitaker a subpoena. “Matt Whitaker is now chief of staff to the Attorney General. Of the United States.”
It is ridiculous that a grifter and eighth-tier winger pundit could find himself as the top aide to the Attorney General! Now let me tell you how this story turns out…