• The man who could soon oversee Mueller's probe if Rosenstein departs has Steve Bannon's endorsement

    22 days ago - By Business Insider

    Solicitor General Noel Francisco would oversee special counsel Robert Mueller's probe if Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein departs his position.
    Francisco was previously backed by former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
    The man who would oversee special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation should Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein depart from his position has the full backing of President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, Steve Bannon.
    Bannon, in an interview with Business Insider last month , endorsed Solicitor General...
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  • Trump and Rod Rosenstein are set to meet Thursday amid a wild morning of drama surrounding his future

    Trump and Rod Rosenstein are set to meet Thursday amid a wild morning of drama surrounding his future

    22 days ago - By Chron

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    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein expected to be fired Monday, according to multiple reports.
    Axios reported that he'd verbally resigned Monday in a conversation with White House Chief of Staff John Kelly in anticipation of being fired by the president.
    But hours later, differing accounts emerged, and Rosenstein attended a regularly scheduled meeting at the White House.
    The White House said President Donald Trump and Rosenstein would meet in Washington on Thursday.
    The drama comes just days after The New York Times reported that Rosenstein had discussed wearing a...
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  • Wall Street drops as Rosenstein jitters add to trade woes

    22 days ago - By Reuters

    Industrials took the biggest knock on Wall Street on Monday as the latest U.S.-China tariffs kicked in, while adding to uncertainty were questions over whether Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the Mueller investigation, had quit.
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  • Wall Street drops on trade worries, Rosenstein news

    22 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stock indexes dropped on Monday, led by industrials that bore the brunt of the latest round of U.S.-China tariffs and on reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the Mueller investigation, may be on his way out.
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  • Rod Rosenstein may be out: Here's what you can do to protect Mueller's Russia probe

    22 days ago - By Fast Company

    Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation could be in jeopardy.
    According to multiple reports, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein may be leaving the Justice Department in the wake of a New York Times report alleging that he had discussed recruiting cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment as an option to remove President Trump from office.
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  • Rod Rosenstein Is Said to Have Verbally Resigned Amid Conflicting Reports

    22 days ago - By Fortune

    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the official in charge of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, has verbally resigned to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, according to one person familiar with the matter.
    The resignation was delivered to Kelly late last week, but it's unclear whether Rosenstein is planning to follow through with a formal resignation, the person said. A second person said that Rosenstein isn't expected to be in the job after Monday.
    The move comes after reports that Rosenstein suggested to colleagues last year that he would secretly record...
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  • S&P hits session low on report Rosenstein resigns

    22 days ago - By Reuters

    The benchmark S&P 500 hit a session low on Monday after Axios reported that U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had resigned in anticipation of being fired by President Donald Trump.
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  • Rod Rosenstein is reportedly expecting to be fired after reports that he discussed invoking the 25th Amendment and wearing a wire to record his conversations with Trump

    Rod Rosenstein is reportedly expecting to be fired after reports that he discussed invoking the 25th Amendment and wearing a wire to record his conversations with Trump

    22 days ago - By Business Insider

    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein expects to be fired Monday, according to multiple reports.
    Axios reported that he verbally resigned Monday in a conversation with White House Chief of Staff John Kelly in anticipation of being fired by the president.
    This comes just days after The New York Times reported Rosenstein had discussed wearing a wire to secretly record the president and invoking the 25th Amendment.
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein expects to leave his job on Monday, according to multiple reports. While some news outlets reported that Rosenstein is preparing to be fired...
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