Last week, the deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, named the former FBI director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate “any links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump”. Show More Summary
Earlier versions of this article appeared at Take Care and Notice & Comment. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein stands at the center of the controversy over the president’s apparent attempt to obstruct an FBI investigation into the Trump campaign’s Russia ties. Show More Summary
The New York Times has an extended look at Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and his role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey. Mr. Rosenstein, sworn in on April 26, could hardly have predicted the speed at which he would become embroiled in a high-stakes drama at the uppermost echelons of government. Show More Summary
In the days since Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey, calls for Trump’s impeachment have reached a crescendo. Trump claimed that he had fired Comey after receiving a letter from the Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein. Trump...Show More Summary
Rod J. Rosenstein’s naming of a special prosecutor in the Russia investigation is typical of how the deputy attorney general addresses tough situations, friends and allies say.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has confirmed that there were talks between himself and Attorney General Jeff Sessions about shaking up the FBI leadership months before President Donald Trump indicated he had decided to fire James Comey. Show More Summary
Investigators have launched a probe into whether White House officials engaged in a cover-up of Russian meddling in the US election, Congress members briefed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein have said. The probe marks a third...Show More Summary
Before more time goes by I wanted to share a few thoughts about the latest we’ve heard on the role Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein played in the firing of FBI Director James Comey as well as the larger Russia investigation. Rosenstein...Show More Summary
The deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, told lawmakers on Capitol Hill that he stood by a memo he wrote which was used to fire the FBI director, James Comey, insisting: “I wrote it. During a pair of separate briefings with House and Senate lawmakers this week, Rosenstein said that Donald Trump had resolved to fire Comey before he produced the memo.
U.S. President Donald Trump decided to fire FBI chief James Comey before Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein wrote a memo outlining his own concerns, Rosenstein said in a statement on Friday that lent credence to Trump's version of events. Show More Summary
The old adage that the cover-up is worse than the crime may once again prove true. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has responded to the crescendo of outrage by appointing former FBI director Robert Mueller as special counsel to...Show More Summary
At WaPo, on the naming of Robert S. Mueller as special counsel by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein: Rosentein’s order charges Mueller with investigating “any links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump,” as well as “any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation.” […]
Democrat senators had a lot of questions for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Thursday in their closed-door briefing on the decision to fire FBI Director James Comey. Chief among them: Why exactly did Russia-recused Attorney General...Show More Summary
House lawmakers emerged from a meeting with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Friday grumbling about his refusal to say much.
Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, “With the stroke of a pen, Rod Rosenstein redeemed his reputation,” writes Dana Milbank of The Washington Post. What had Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein done to be welcomed home by the...Show More Summary
President Donald Trump wanted to fire FBI Director James Comey long before Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein wrote a memo in support of his ouster, Rosenstein told senators on Thursday. The White House put Rosenstein at the center of the growing storm last week when it claimed his memo was the catalyst for the firing. Show More Summary
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein doubled-down on the memo he wrote that outlined James Comey’s offenses in the investigation of... The post Deputy AG Rosenstein Doubles Down on Comey Memo: “I Wrote It, I Believe It. I Stand By It” appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said in briefings today that he stands by his memo, which was cited by President Donald Trump as justification for removing James Comey as FBI director. Continue reading ? The post Read Rosenstein’s full opening statement on Comey to Congress appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
For almost twenty-four hours, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s two-page “report” on James Comey stood as the preferred White House excuse for why FBI Director Comey was fired. Whether it was Sean Spicer, Sarah Sanders, Hope Hicks,...Show More Summary
He says his memo is not a finding of official misconduct