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Rosenstein Blasts Comey As ‘Partisan Pundit’

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein blasted Jim Comey as a “partisan pundit” on Monday, claiming that the former FBI director has found a new career “selling books and earning speaking fees.” Speaking at the Greater Baltimore Committee’s annual meeting, Rosenstein provided his most detailed remarks to date about his role in Comey’s firing, as well as his decision to ...

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Rod Rosenstein Defends Attorney General’s Handling Of Mueller Report

Outgoing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Thursday defended Attorney General William Barr against allegations that he misleading Congress and the public about the special counsel’s Russia report. “He’s being as forthcoming as he can, and so this notion that he’s trying to mislead people, I think is just completely bizarre,” Rosenstein said in a rare interview with The Wall ...

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Rod Rosenstein Staying At Justice Department ‘A Little Longer’

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had planned to leave the Justice Department sometime this month but will remain at the agency “a little longer,” a senior department official told reporters on Tuesday. Rosenstein, who oversaw the special counsel’s Russia probe, was expected to step down following the confirmation of William Barr as attorney general. In a speech on March 7, ...

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Rosenstein: AG William Barr Will ‘Make The Right Decision’ On Mueller Report

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein expressed confidence Monday that Attorney General William Barr will “make the right decision” regarding a report that the special counsel’s office is expected to provide the Justice Department on the Russia probe. “I think Attorney General Barr is going to make the right decision. We can trust him to do that. He has a lot ...

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Rod Rosenstein Was ‘Absolutely Serious’ About Wearing A Wire In Trump Meeting

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe claimed in an interview that aired Sunday that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was “absolutely serious” about wearing a wire during White House meetings with President Donald Trump. “The deputy attorney general offered to wear a wire into the White House,” McCabe said in an interview with “60 Minutes.” “Now, he was not joking. ...

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Lindsey Graham Pledges Investigation Of McCabe, Rosenstein Over ‘Bureaucratic Coup’

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham pledged Sunday to hold a hearing to determine whether top Justice Department and FBI official discussed a “bureaucratic coup” to remove President Trump from office. In an appearance on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Graham said that he is willing to subpoena Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe to ...

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McCabe Confirms DOJ Considered 25th Amendment, Rosenstein Serious About Wearing Wire

Former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe admitted that the Justice Department discussed the possibility of invoking the 25th amendment against Trump and that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was serious about wearing a wire when interacting with the President. “There were meetings at the Justice Department at which it was discussed whether the vice president and a majority of the ...

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Rosenstein Has A Timeline For Leaving The Trump Administration

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein plans to leave the Trump administration in the coming weeks, according to multiple reports on Wednesday. Rosenstein has told President Trump that he will leave the Justice Department after the expected confirmation of William Barr as attorney general. According to ABC News, and other news outlets that reported Rosenstein’s impending departure, he is not being forced ...

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AG Nominee William Barr Lambasted Mueller Tactics In Private Memo To Rosenstein

Attorney General nominee William Barr sent a memo to the Department of Justice criticizing special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, particularly those aspects of the probe relating to obstruction of justice in June. The unsolicited document, whose existence was first reported by The Wall Street Journal, argues President Donald Trump’s dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey does not rise to ...

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Update: Resigned, Fired, or…? Rosenstein soon out at White House either way… maybe: Reports

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Conflicting reports say that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein either “verbally resigned”, is “about to be fired”, or he’s just going to meet the president later this week – either it looks like this embattled member of the Trump administration is on his way out or not… or something. Rosenstein came under fire this weekend when the New York Times reported that ...

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