Iowan named as acting Attorney General following Sessions resignation

48-year-old Matt Whitaker is an Ankeny native who's been involved in conservative politics for years.

A former University of Iowa football player has been named Sessions' temporary replacement.

48-year-old Matt Whitaker is an Ankeny native who's been involved in conservative politics for years.

He made an unsuccessful run for Iowa state treasurer and the U.S. Senate.

He played at Iowa in the early 90's under coach Hayden Fry.

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