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Rod Rosenstein Will Testify Before Senate In Review Of Trump-Russia Probe

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed a special counsel to oversee the Trump-Russia probe, will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 3, the panel announced on Wednesday. The open hearing will be the first to be held as part of the committee’s sweeping review of the FBI’s investigation and surveillance of the Trump campaign. Sen. Lindsey ...

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Rod Rosenstein Asked McCabe Whether Opening Trump Probe Would Be Seen As ‘Revenge’

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe discussed whether opening an investigation of President Donald Trump days after he fired James Comey would be perceived as an act of revenge for getting rid of the FBI director, according to interview notes from the special counsel’s investigation released this week. McCabe told FBI agents during ...

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Sidney Powell Says Rod Rosenstein Authorized Mueller To Investigate Flynn’s Son

A lawyer for Michael Flynn said Tuesday former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein authorized Special Counsel Robert Mueller to investigate Flynn’s son, Michael Flynn Jr. Sidney Powell, Flynn’s lawyer, made the revelation in an interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity while discussing developments in Flynn’s case. Powell argued in federal court Tuesday that charges against the former national security adviser ...

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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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