WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as it probes the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press onShow More Summary
The Wall Street Journal reports Robert Mueller’s office has interviewed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about Trump’s firing of James Comey. “The interview, which occurred in June or July, presents the unusual situation of investigators questioning the person directly overseeing [...]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office has interviewed U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Robert Mueller's investigative team interviewed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as part of their ongoing investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian operatives. A report from The Wall Street Journal...Show More Summary
Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team has interviewed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein regarding Donald Trump’s decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey, the Wall Street Journal reports. Rosenstein was tapped to oversee the Department of Justice’s investigation into Russian meddling...
On May 11, two days after he fired FBI Director James Comey, President Trump admitted that the White House’s initial story about the firing—that it was prompted by a memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein—was bogus. Trump told...Show More Summary
When Donald Trump set out to fire FBI Director James Comey, he first pulled in Attorney General Jefferson Sessions and Deputy AG Ron Rosenstein to create a report on how Comey had actually been too harsh to Hillary Clinton. Then, using...Show More Summary
Last week I reported on concerns among US law enforcement and security leaders about a rising threat of domestic right-wing terrorism. For some, those fears were only exacerbated by President Donald Trump’s equivocating response to the deadly attack earlier this month by a neo-Nazi in Charlottesville, Virginia. As one top US official told me, Trump’s handling […]
We've always had difficulty understanding why copyright or trademark law should even have "criminal" components to them. It seems fairly obvious that they can be handled easily enough with civil actions, without involving law enforcement. Show More Summary
Because this administration rarely seems to agree with itself, another recent pronouncement is being rolled back by someone within the same agency that made statements to the opposite effect only days earlier. Let me explain: On Friday,...Show More Summary
Former Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz said Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has absolutely zero credibility on addressing the issue of leakers.
On "Fox News Sunday" yesterday, Chris Wallace interviewed Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general who appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel. Here's the part of the interview that deals with the suspicion some people have that perhaps Mueller is inadequately constrained and out to take down President Trump. Show More Summary
That’s a relief. “Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Sunday said the Department of Justice (DOJ) is not targeting journalists as it clamps down on leaks in the administration. ‘The attorney general has been very clear that we’re after the leakers, not the journalists,’ he said.” This won’t come as much relief to the White House. “Rosenstein said […]
President Trump may call for investigations of certain people on Twitter, including Hillary Clinton, but Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosentein is setting the record straight. Read morements
(John Hinderaker) This morning on Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace asked Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about the administration’s determination to stop leaks, including criminal leaks that damage national security. The key question...Show More Summary
Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, clarified the department’s position two days after he declined to answer the question at a news conference.
It seems Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein isn't willing to play along with Trump's attempts to distract his loyal followers from the investigation into his campaign's potential collusion with Russia, and his demand that they go...Show More Summary
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein pushed back against criticism of the Department of Justice's announcement that it may begin subpoenaing journalists during investigations of classified information leaks. On Friday, Attorney General...Show More Summary
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said on Sunday that the special counsel investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election needs permission from the Department of Justice to expand his investigation if he finds evidenceShow More Summary
One of the top officials at the U.S. Justice Department said Sunday that the agency’s heightened focus on policing leaks of classified information is not intended to put journalists in legal jeopardy. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein emphasized that the department’s renewed effort...