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William Barr Says 'Straight Shooter' Mueller Wouldn't Lead A 'Witch Hunt'
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Trump's attorney general nominee said it was tough to imagine a scenario in which he'd fire the special counsel.
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Rod Rosenstein Resignation Plan Puts New Pressure On William Barr Confirmation
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There's no concrete plan for the deputy attorney general's departure, but he'll likely leave after the new attorney general is confirmed.
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Rod Rosenstein To Leave DOJ Once New Attorney General Confirmed: Reports
Rosenstein, who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller, reportedly will depart as soon as next month.
Chinese Hackers Stole U.S. Companies’ Data, Says DOJ
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced that the Department of Justice is charging two Chinese citizens for hacking U.S. companies on behalf of the Chinese government.
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William Barr, Trump's Attorney General Pick, Criticized Mueller Probe In Memo: WSJ
Barr reportedly described the special counsel's probe into potential obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump as "fatally misconceived."
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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Hit With Supreme Court Challenge
The motion argues that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein should by law take over for the ousted Jeff Sessions.
Matt Whitaker's Appointment May Be Illegal, Fox News' Andrew Napolitano Says
“Under the law, the person running the Department of Justice must have been approved by the United States Senate for some previous position."
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Rod Rosenstein Offers 'Forceful Defense' Of 'Appropriate' Russia Probe: WSJ
The deputy attorney general told The Wall Street Journal that the public will, at the end of the day, "have confidence" in the investigation's findings.
FBI's Former Top Lawyer Says Rosenstein Was Dead Serious About Secretly Taping Trump: Reports
James Baker, the bureau's former general counsel, told Congress that he'd taken Rosenstein's remark seriously, according to reports.
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Trump Says He Doesn't Plan To Fire Rosenstein
Rumors swirled after a report that Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein had once suggested secretly recording Trump.
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California Governor Is 'Missing The Point' With Veto Of Nation's First Safe Injection Site
The proposed San Francisco facility was meant to keep people safe and alive, not cure their addictions.
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Donald Trump Postpones Meeting With Rod Rosenstein
Trump wants to avoid interfering with the Senate hearing on sexual assault allegations against his Supreme Court nominee.
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Rod Rosenstein’s Fate Might Determine Whether You See The Mueller Report
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Noel Francisco, the man who would oversee the Mueller probe if Rosenstein departs, has an expansive view of executive power.
Seth Meyers On Rod Rosenstein: 'Don't Make Jokes! Jokes Are Broken Now!'
"So we're at the brink of a constitutional crisis because no one could tell if Rod Rosenstein was joking or not," the "Late Night" host says.
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Trevor Noah Has A Problem With 'Breaking News' On Rod Rosenstein
Sometimes the news is downright confusing. Is the deputy attorney general fired, and can he beat Jordan?
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Twitter Freaks Over Chaotic Day Of Rod Rosenstein News And It's Only Monday
The deputy attorney general had reportedly resigned, then hadn't. It's been a long day.
CNN Perfectly Sums Up Confusion Surrounding Rod Rosenstein
"For the last two years, we’ve all been confused by the Trump presidency," political analyst Mark Preston said.
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Rod Rosenstein Attends White House Meeting As Job Is Reportedly In Jeopardy
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He has overseen special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia during the 2016 election.
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Trump Vows To Get Rid Of 'Lingering Stench' At FBI And Justice Department
He also hailed "fantastic" Brett Kavanaugh from "central casting."
Mueller Probe's Fate Hinges On Rod Rosenstein Convincing Trump He Was Just Joking
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The president has long sought an excuse to fire the deputy attorney general and replace him with someone who would get rid of the special counsel.
Why Rod Rosenstein Reportedly Considered Secretly Recording President Trump
It’s reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested he secretly recorded President Trump to prove that he is unfit to hold office.
Rod Rosenstein Suggested Recording Trump And Invoking 25th Amendment: Reports
However, a source tells HuffPost that the deputy attorney general’s comments about recording Trump were “sarcastic.”
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Rudy Giuliani On White House Blocking Release Of Full Mueller Report: ‘I’m Sure We Will’
In an interview, the Trump attorney also said that his team was preparing a lengthy report rebutting special counsel Robert Mueller's expected findings.
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Safe Injection Sites Might Not Solve The Opioid Crisis, But They Won’t Make It Worse
There's no evidence behind the Justice Department's claim that sites are "very dangerous."
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Robert Mueller Case Against Russian Company May Proceed, Judge Rules
By Tim Ahmann and Susan Heavey, Reuters
Concord Management and Consulting LLC is accused of helping fund a propaganda operation to sway the 2016 election in Trump's favor.
Devin Nunes: GOP Can’t Impeach Rosenstein Without Risking Kavanaugh Nomination
“It’s not a matter that any of us like Rosenstein ... it’s a matter of timing," the lawmaker said at a fundraising event.
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