(Paul Mirengoff) Rumor has it that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein might recuse himself from supervisory responsibility over the investigation being conducted by “special counsel” Robert Mueller. Rosenstein distanced himself from the investigation by appointing an outside lawyer in the first place. Show More Summary
The Hill reports: The top White House spokesman on Monday did not directly answer a question about whether President Trump supports Rod Rosenstein amid speculation that the deputy attorney general may have to recuse himself from overseeing an investigation into Russian election meddling. Show More Summary
UP: Robert S. Mueller III’s legal team DOWN: Mark Kasowitz UP: Vice President Pence getting separate counsel DOWN: Kasowitz’s advice for White House staff not to get separate counsel UP: Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein DOWN: Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s credibility UP: Capitol Hill police DOWN: Newt Gingrich UP: Democratic expectations in the Georgia […]
If President Trump fires Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, Rachel Brand would take over special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe and reported investigation into obstruction of justice.
Donald Trump tweeted an apparent attack on his Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein – another sign the president is more frustrated than ever with the Russia probe as a new report says he’s yelling at White House TVs over coverage of the investigation.
Ryan Lizza on how the Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s recent actions related to the Russia investigation may have triggered President Trump’s wrath.
Donald Trump tweeted an apparent attack on his Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein – another sign the president is more frustrated than ever with the...
Former ethics czar under President Barack Obama, Norm Eisen, feels bad for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. During an interview with CNN’s Brooke Baldwin, Eisen admitted he was passing not merely judgment but his own “human judgment” by the comment. “I’ve had...
Earlier this week, amid reports that President Trump was thinking about removing Robert S. Mueller III as special counsel in charge of the Russia investigation, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told the Senate Intelligence Committee...Show More Summary
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has privately indicated that he may need to recuse himself from the probe into Russia's influence on the 2016 US election, which would make him the second top tier law enforcement official to do so. Show More Summary
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein took matters into his own hands Thursday night, issuing what can only be described as an utterly bizarre statement. Let's just admit up front that we might never be able to decipher exactly what...Show More Summary
President Donald Trump appears increasingly angry with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein — and experts say a resignation or firing could be coming next. The president's feelings seemed to boil over in a Friday morning tweet, possibly...Show More Summary
The deputy attorney general reportedly told the Justice Department's No. 3 lawyer she could have to take over the Russia probe.
President Trump directly criticized the deputy attorney general on Friday, and some reports indicate he could soon remove himself from overseeing the special counsel’s investigation.
On Friday news emerged that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was weighing whether it was necessary for him to recuse himself in the Russia investigation.
To the editor: Thank you for your editorial noting that President Trump firing special counsel Robert S. Mueller III would likely entail dismissing not only Mueller, but also Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general who hired him. (“Firing Mueller would be a stupid, reckless act even for Trump...
HMM: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein acknowledges he may need to recuse himself from Russia probe, sources say. Those private remarks from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein are significant because they reflect the widening nature of the federal probe, which now includes a preliminary inquiry into whether President Donald Trump attempted to obstruct justice when […]
Kamala Harris had a simple question: Would Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein sign a letter granting special counsel Robert Mueller full investigative independence? As Rosenstein explained that this question was actually quite complicated, Harris pressed him to stop hemming and hawing. Show More Summary
ABC News reports: The senior Justice Department official with ultimate authority over the special counsel’s probe of Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 election has privately acknowledged to colleagues that he may have to recuse himself...Show More Summary
U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has privately acknowledged he may need to recuse himself from matters relating to the Russia probe, given that he could become a potential witness in the investigation, ABC News reported on Friday, citing unnamed sources. ABC said Rosenstein told...