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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has named a new acting deputy of his own. The Department of Justice on Tuesday announced Edward O'Callaghan will be the acting principal associate deputy attorney general. O'Callaghan will replace Robert Hur, who is taking Rosenstein's old job as the U.S. ...
April 3 (UPI) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced Tuesday that he appointed Edward O'Callaghan to serve as the acting principal associate deputy attorney general. O'Callaghan will oversee the FBI's ongoing investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential ...

2 appointee at the Justice Department, Rod Rosenstein, specifically authorized special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate former Trump campaign ... "Every key step in this case — including the investigative path and the Indictment itself — has been authorized by the Acting Attorney General through ...
(CNN) Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told special counsel Robert Mueller in a classified August 2, 2017, memo that he should investigate allegations that President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was "colluding with Russian government officials" to interfere in the ...
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein explicitly authorized the Justice Department's special counsel to investigate allegations that President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman colluded with the Russian government, according to a court filing late Monday night. Special counsel Robert Mueller's ...
(CNN) Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told special counsel Robert Mueller in a classified August 2, 2017, memo that he should investigate allegations that President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was "colluding with Russian government officials" to interfere in the ...

... Senator Kamala D. Harris joined a group of her Senate Judiciary Committee Democratic colleagues in calling for a public commitment to protect the integrity and independence of Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his investigation by the top officials who follow Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein ...
Maddow goes through the history of Watergate and Nixon's Saturday night massacre, pointing out that if Trump tried to fire Robert Mueller, the line of succession below Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein would be as follows: Solicitor General Noel Francisco, Asst. AG Steven Engel, Asst. AG for ...
Indictments and sanctions the Justice and Treasury departments handed down against an Iranian business and a handful of hackers Friday were about more than just meting out punishment, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein stressed repeatedly. Rosenstein's big message: These sanctions and ...
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Friday announced charges against 9 Iranians in a government-sponsored hacking scheme that pilfered sensitive information from hundreds of universities, private companies and government agencies. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein held a news ...
That goes for Stone, who tried to push the narrative that Guccifer 2.0 was a random dude, not the Russians, and released messages the two exchanged to debunk the Kremlin connection. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and other top law enforcement officials are hosting a press conference Friday ...
John Dowd, who resigned Thursday, issued a statement last weekend calling on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein · Rod Jay RosensteinGowdy: Trump's lawyers doing 'disservice' by framing Mueller probe around collusion Nine Iranians charged, sanctioned over sweeping hacking campaign ...
Gowdy, who is chairman of the House Oversight Committee and sits on the Intelligence and Judiciary committees, said he believed Dowd had done the President "a disservice" by releasing a statement saying he prays that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will end the investigation led by former ...
"I pray that Acting Attorney General Rosenstein will follow the brilliant and courageous example of the FBI Office of Professional Responsibility and Attorney General Jeff Sessions and bring an end to alleged Russia Collusion investigation manufactured by McCabe's boss James Comey · James Brien ...
WASHINGTON — Four Republican senators asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to name a new special counsel to investigate the early stages of the Justice Department's own inquiry into Russian campaign meddling. The Thursday letter — signed by ...
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 26: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks at the Financial Services Roundtable 2018 Spring Conference February 26, 2018 in Washington, DC. Rosenstein answered questions on issues related to the financial services industry during his appearance. (Photo ...
That means Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein would normally step up. The president's distaste for Rosenstein, however, is well known. If Trump wants to quickly sack Sessions and sideline Rosenstein by installing Pruitt, he might look to a statute known as the Vacancies Reform Act. The VRA allows ...

The two Republican lawmakers sent a letter Tuesday night to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein asking them ... The request comes on the heels of an announcement by the attorney general last week that the Justice Department's inspector general had opened an ...
And I was disappointed that the attorney general didn't seem to be very engaged on any of these issues regarding existential threats to the Trump administration. He was deferring to a team that answered to Rod Rosenstein for goodness sakes and it was Rosenstein's very signatures that reauthorized these ...
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks at the Financial Services Roundtable 2018 Spring Conference, Feb. ... Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Friday touted the integrity and the leadership of Attorney General Jeff Sessions in remarks that appeared to subtly push back on President ...
Trump's swift turnaround, in particular, put Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in an awkward position, since it was Rosenstein who penned the memo — arguing that Comey erred in his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation during the 2016 campaign by, in essence, being too tough on ...
If Donald Trump finally follows through on his rage and fires Jeff Sessions, the image with this story will be printed in history books. Tonight at 7:35pm, the Attorney General strode into a high-end Washington restaurant to dine with his deputy Rod Rosenstein and the Solicitor General Noel Francisco. Sessions at dinner ...
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein held a brief press conference Friday to explain details in the indictment of 13 Russians over alleged election interference. Rosenstein said that no Americans had any knowledge of the operation listed in this indictment and that the operation had no impact on the ...
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the indictments of Russian nationals in US election meddling Friday afternoon, and answered a few questions. The Department of Justice announced Friday that it is filing charges against 13 Russian nationals and three Russian groups for interfering ...
Updated | The third-ranking official in the Department of Justice—who would oversee the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election if Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was fired, resigns or recuses himself—is stepping down. Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand, whom President ...
Brand serves directly under Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe to determine if the Trump campaign colluded with the Kremlin during the 2016 election. Rosenstein took over oversight of the federal Russia inquiry after Attorney ...
Washington (CNN) A new TV ad from a prominent conservative group slams Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the Trump-appointed number two ... "Rod Rosenstein, a weak careerist at the Justice Department protecting liberal Obama holdovers and the deep state instead of following the rule of law ...
Mr. Dowd exhorted Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, who oversees the special counsel, to end the inquiry and accused the former F.B.I. director James B. Comey of concocting a baseless investigation. “I pray that Acting Attorney General Rosenstein will follow the brilliant and courageous ...
The endorsement from Rosenstein, who has oversight of the probe given the recusal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions from matters related to the election, came after reports earlier in the year that Trump had tried to fire Mueller last summer. Rosenstein also appeared unfazed by attacks by Trump against ...
When Rosenstein's boss, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, recused himself from overseeing the investigation into possible connections between President Donald Trump's campaign team and Russia, Rosenstein stepped in. He hired former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel in the investigation, ...
Outgoing Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand said Thursday that she would have been "very happy to stay" at the Department of Justice (DOJ) but was offered an opportunity in the private sector she couldn't pass up. Brand is stepping down from the No. 3 post at DOJ after nine months on the job to ...
After Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russia probe because he failed to disclose contacts with the Russian ambassador, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein took over. But Republicans and President Donald Trump's administration have grown increasingly frustrated with the ...
Updated | The third-ranking official in the Department of Justice—who would oversee the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election if Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was fired, resigns or recuses himself—is stepping down. Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand, whom President ...
Donald Trump met with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Tuesday to discuss a classified memo that Democrats say will counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused its spying powers while investigating the president's 2016 campaign, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said.
C.) said Sunday he doesn't think Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein should be fired. Rosenstein oversees special ... The South Carolina Republican said: "I think it is fair to ask the deputy attorney general, 'What did you know at the time you signed one of the applications?' I think it is fair to ask, 'What ...
Trump refuses to rule out firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein over Russia probe ..... Since Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from all matters related to the Russia investigation, Mr Rosenstein has been overseeing the Russia probe for the Justice Department. Last May, the Deputy ...
SHAPIRO: So Rod Rosenstein is the deputy attorney general, but he oversees Mueller, the special counsel. He's the acting attorney general in that respect. You've covered him for a very long time. What can you tell us about him? JOHNSON: Sure. Rod Rosenstein runs the Justice Department day to day.
President Trump asked Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein during a White House meeting in December about where his loyalty stood, according to a report Wednesday. Trump questioned Rosenstein about the direction special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation was heading and whether he was ...
He can and will (as authorized by Department of Justice regulations) file a report on his findings with the attorney general (or, since Attorney General Sessions is, in this case, recused, with the deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein). Rosenstein will then be faced with the important decision of whether ...
But democracies don't function like neatly-ending screenplays. The characters on whom democracies depend may perform erratically; citizens may not fully understand their conduct or motives; people may not trust them. I have not held back from criticizing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein over the ...
Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) has been circulating among his Republican colleagues, supposedly showing anti-Trump bias at the FBI. The New York Times reports that it singles out Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for approving the continuation of surveillance of former Trump adviser Carter Page, whom ...
This article is part of the Opinion Today newsletter. You can sign up here to receive the newsletter each weekday. First, a few words on the State of the Union address. There will be a lot of meaningless commentary about President Trump's speech tonight. His critics will criticize him, his supporters will ...
Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., wrote the GOP document, which purportedly shows that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein signed off on a FISA warrant last spring to continue the surveillance of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page. According to rumor, Republicans have cherry-picked ...
People are worried that President Donald Trump could move to oust Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Rosenstein oversees Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the FBI's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 US election. Monday saw momentous developments in the Russia ...
House Speaker Paul Ryan sees "no reason" for President Donald Trump to fire deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Rosenstein is being targeted by House Republicans as they allege bias in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. Ryan says Rosenstein is doing a "fine job.".
President Trump reportedly backed off his threats to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller last year under pressure from White House Counsel Don McGahn, but more recently, CNN reports, he has expressed an interest in firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein instead. Rosenstein oversees ...
President Donald Trump is so mad about the ongoing Russia investigation that he has reportedly turned that ire toward Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. The news comes shortly after the bombshell New York Times revelation that Trump reportedly tried to fire special counsel Robert Mueller last ...
n. A proposal to ensure that texts are capable of being decoded, and phones unlocked, when the government obtains a warrant. Coined by US deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, responsible encryption is a new name for an old argument: that public agencies fighting crime and terrorism must have ...
FBI Director Christopher Wray and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein met with leaders from the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, CNBC reports. SPOTTED leaving Capitol Hill together: FBI Dir Chris Wray & Dep AG Rod Rosenstein: pic.twitter.com/Bl53sJcAoX. — Frank Thorp V ...
Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the man who hired and oversees special counsel Robert Mueller, has been tight-lipped about Mueller's investigation of possible collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign. Forum Club of the Palm Beaches President Tony ...


 

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