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At 11 a.m. Friday morning, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein held a press conference on "Leaks of Classified Material Threatening National Security." Video of the press conference is available here and below.
In an interview with the New York Times, President Trump yesterday issued a stunning vote of no-confidence in basically everyone currently in a leadership position in the Justice Department, the FBI, or the special counsel’s office.
The recent conduct of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and National Security Advisor General H.R. McMaster has reopened the debate over whether it is possible to serve ethically in the Trump administration.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's statement to the House of Representatives on his role in former FBI Director James Comey's dismissal raises more questions than it answers.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein met with members of the House of Representatives this morning to discuss events related to the dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey. Below is his statement to the House in full.
Senate Judiciary Committee Leadership Requests Briefing from DAG Rosenstein and Acting FBI Director McCabe
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein have requested a briefing from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe to the full committee on matters related to the Russia investigation, among others. The letter requests that Rosenstein and McCabe contact the committee staff by 5pm today to schedule the briefing.
Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Elijah Cummings and Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee John Conyers have sent a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein requesting a report on the role of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' role in the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, citing Sessions' commitment to recuse himself from investigations into "any existing or future investigations of any matters related in any way to the campaigns for President of the United States." The letter is available
The Rosenstein memorandum that justifies the decision to dismiss FBI Director Comey is, at best, incomplete and overly informal. Here, we outline what a better memo might have looked like, and why it probably could not have been written.