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Liveblog: Rod Rosenstein Testifies Before Senate Appropriations Subcommittee

This morning at 10:00 ET Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will testify on the Justice Department's FY2018 budget request before the Senate Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies of the Senate Appropriations Committee. I predict there is roughly zero chance that he will be asked zero questions about the FBI's Russia probe.

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Video: Confirmation Hearing for Rod Rosenstein and Rachel Brand as Deputy and Associate AG

This morning, the Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing for Rod Rosenstein, President Trump's nominee for Deputy Attorney General, and Rachel Brand, President Trump's nominee as Associate Attorney General. Video of the hearing is available at CSPAN.  

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Trump Announces Nominations for Senior DOJ Positions

According to a White House press release, President Trump will nominate Rod Rosenstein (U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland) as Deputy Attorney General, Rachel Brand (Member of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board and former Assistant Attorney General for Legal Policy) as Associate Attorney General, and Steven Engel (former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel) as Assistant Attorney General. The press release is available below.

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