Rod Rosenstein limited Robert Mueller and made sure that the Department of Justice never fully investigated Trump's ties to Russia.
Lindsey Graham Tries to Rebuke Democrats: “You Think I’m in Trump’s Pocket”
Senator Lindsey Graham inadvertently gave his critics a soundbite on Thursday while trying to shame Democrats. The South Carolina Republican was defending himself from Democratic criticism.
Former deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein was testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee about Robert Mueller’s investigation. Graham chairs the committee and he was pursuing the GOP position that the probe was improper.
Trump Says Robert Mueller Proved “I Must Be the Most Honest Man in America”
Donald Trump went on a tweeting and retweeting spree on Thursday, sharing praise of himself and criticism of his opponents. The President was particularly keen to highlight former deputy AG Rod Rosenstein.
Rod Rosenstein Reveals Himself As The Snake Who Released The Strzok-Page Texts
It was revealed in a court filing that it was Rod Rosenstein who authorized the release of the Strzok-Page texts that have fueled Trump's conspiracy theories.
Nicolle Wallace Bitingly Takes Down Trump Traitor Rod Rosenstein
Nicolle Wallace had a brutal and quick response to Rod Rosenstein's grandstanding and showing his true Trump traitor colors.
Trump Attacks McCabe & Rosenstein for ‘Treasonous’ Acts
President Donald Trump on Monday accused his own deputy attorney general of being a traitor in an unhinged early morning Twitter rant.
Referencing former deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe’s interview with “60 Minutes” on Sunday, Trump lashed out at both McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who suggested wearing a wire to capture audio of Trump obstructing justice.
Trump Ordered Rosenstein to Write Memo About Comey Firing: New Book
Rod Rosenstein was ordered to write a memo justifying the firing of then-FBI director James Comey by President Donald Trump according to a new book.
In the book, former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe writes that Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, did not want to write the memo and strongly resisted doing so.
Rod Rosenstein Plans to Leave the DOJ After New Attorney General Is Confirmed
ABC News has just reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is planning to leave his position in the Department of Justice in the next few weeks.
Multiple sources familiar with Rosenstein’s plans told ABC News that the Deputy Attorney General has already told President Trump and other White House officials that he will leave the administration soon after William Barr, Trump‘s nominee for attorney general, takes office following his confirmation by the U.S. Senate.
Waiting for Mueller Memos, Trump Freaks Out in Twitter Meltdown
Donald Trump had one of his longest and most angry Twitter meltdowns ever this morning. He appears to be completely freaking out as he waits for special counsel Robert Mueller’s next move.
The targets of the president’s attacks today include:
Trump Is Trying To Fire Rod Rosenstein To Get Brett Kavanaugh Out Of The News
Trump thinks that by making a move on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein he will be able to save his Supreme Court nominee by getting him out of the news.
Ex FBI official: Russia probe at risk if Rosenstein departs
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said on Monday he was “deeply concerned” about reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was stepping down, saying his departure would put at risk the federal probe into Russian election activities.
Republican Effort To Impeach Rosenstein Backfires And Paves The Way To Trump Impeachment
The House Freedom Caucus thought that they were helping Trump by trying to impeach Rod Rosenstein, instead, they made it easier for Trump to be impeached.
To Deflect From Sex Abuse Lawsuits, Jim Jordan Vows to Impeach Rosenstein
Beleaguered right-wing Congressman Jim Jordan of Ohio asserted once again on Sunday that he and Freedom Caucus chairman Mark Meadows of North Carolina will soon force a vote on a House resolution seeking the impeachment of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
Trump Allies Breitbart & Fox News Slam House GOP For Impeaching Rosenstein
Two of Donald Trump’s biggest media supporters, Breitbart and Fox News, both expressed criticism on Wednesday of the House Republicans who filed articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
House Republicans Are Moving To Impeach Rod Rosenstein And Kill The Mueller Investigation
Trump's House Republican defenders are making a new move to shut down the Mueller investigation by impeaching Rod Rosenstein.
The House Republican Plot To Kill The Mueller Probe Falls Apart After Rod Rosenstein Refuses To Take The Bait
House Republicans tried to bully and bait Rod Rosenstein into saying something during his testimony that would give Trump the pretext he needs to fire him and kill the Russia investigation, bt the Deputy Attorney General would not take the bait.
Trump Now Says He Didn’t Fire Comey Because of Russia Probe
President Donald Trump has often said over the past year that he fired former FBI Director James Comey because of the Russia investigation, but in a tweet today he now claims that is not true.
Seemingly out of the blue Trump tweeted:
Here’s Why Trump Can’t Fire Sessions, Rosenstein, or Mueller
Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa seems like a hick from the cornfields but is actually one of the most powerful people in Washington. He is chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and may single-handedly be protecting Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein from being fired by President Donald Trump.
Rosenstein Beats Trump At His Own Game And Agrees to DOJ Probe
Donald Trump would love to fire his Deputy Attorney General but Rod Rosenstein is making it impossible for him to do that by outsmarting him at every turn. On Sunday the president demanded a Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation into the FBI spy that he thinks was planted in his presidential campaign, so Rosenstein immediately agreed to do it.
Trump Knew Last Year That The FBI Was Investigating His Campaign For Illegal Middle Eastern Election Interference
Trump's distraction games shouldn't fool anyone as the real story isn't a "spy" but the fact that Trump was informed last year that the FBI was looking into election interference in his campaign by other countries besides Russia.
Rod Rosenstein Outsmarts Trump By Offering to Help DOJ Probe
Rod Rosenstein is nothing if not a survivor. Rumors have swirled around Washington for months that the president would fire Rosenstein — who is Bob Mueller’s boss — but Rosenstein is too smart to let that happen.
Adam Schiff Explains Why Rod Rosenstein Holds Trump’s Fate In His Hands
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) explained that Mueller is not going to indict Trump and hand the decision over to some jury, but instead, he will turn any findings of criminal activity by the president over to the Deputy Attorney General, which makes Rod Rosenstein a very important part of this process.
Rachel Maddow Gives America Hope By Exposing How Rosenstein Is Fighting GOP Impeachment
Rachel Maddow ignored all of the Giuliani/Trump noise, and instead focused on the offensive and defensive maneuvers that Rod Rosenstein is using to beat back House Republican efforts to impeach him.
The Collusion Between Fox, Trump, And Republican Lawmakers
During Mr. Trump’s meltdown on Monday night, prior to his meeting with his security team regarding the issue of Syria, the reader might recall a reporter asking Mr. Trump quite an unusual question:
Something Big Is Going Down As Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein Meets With Paul Ryan About Russia
The man who is overseeing the Russia investigation, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, is meeting with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan about the Russia investigation.
Rachel Maddow Sounds Alarm: Trump Doesn’t Have To Fire Mueller To Derail Russia Investigation
"What if it's not Robert Mueller who gets fired? What if it's Rod Rosenstein or Jeff Sessions, either of whom could start the process that would result in the end of the Mueller investigation?"
Trump Deputy Attorney General Won’t Rule Out Throwing Reporters In Jail
Trump's Deputy Attorney General is refusing to rule out throwing reporters in jail to get them to divulge their sources.
Dem Congressman Promises Impeachment Proceedings If Trump Fires Mueller And Rosenstein
"If President Trump were to fire Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein and then got Special Counsel Mueller fired, I believe Congress would begin impeachment proceedings."
Deputy AG Breaks With Trump And Says There’s No Good Cause To Fire Robert Mueller
While testifying before a Senate subcommittee, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein rejected the idea being floated by Trump allies of firing the special counsel by saying there is no good cause to fire Robert Mueller.
Frustration and Outrage Builds Among Democrats After “Useless” Deputy AG Briefing On Comey Firing
House Democrats came out their briefing from Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein frustrated and convinced that they couldn't trust anything that the Trump administration says. One Democratic congressman referred to the briefing as "useless."