Rod Rosenstein

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defends his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, calling James Comey a “partisan pundit.”
"My soul and character are pretty much the same today as they were two years ago," the former deputy attorney general said.
The attorney general made the joke during a farewell ceremony for the deputy attorney general.
In a New York Times op-ed, the former FBI director took the attorney general and his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, to task.
“We enforce the law without fear or favor because credible evidence is not partisan, and the truth is not determined by opinion polls," the deputy AG wrote.
Attorney General William Barr made it clear that while Mueller's report “does not conclude that the President committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him.”
"How the heck does he determine that in 48 hours without trying to interview Trump?" asks former acting solicitor general Neal Katyal.
Robert Mueller didn’t reach a conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice. But the attorney general went ahead and absolved him anyway.
Conway also defended the media against the president's "enemy of the people" attacks, saying that without a free press, "you can't have a free country."
If confirmed, he will replace Rod Rosenstein, who has been overseeing the special counsel's probe into the 2016 election.
McCabe, who took over as acting FBI director after James Comey was fired, opened two investigations into Donald Trump and his campaign's ties to Russia.
The deputy attorney general reportedly had been planning to step down after the confirmation of William Barr as the new attorney general.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) attacks former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe by claiming top Justice Department officials may have been plotting a “bureaucratic coup” against President Donald Trump.
Without going into detail, Trump accused the former acting FBI director of “planning a very illegal act” with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
The Republican senator suggested that top officials at the Justice Department and the FBI may have planned a "coup" to force Trump out of office.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said the funds would be disbursed through the California Victim Compensation Board.
Trump's attorney general nominee said it was tough to imagine a scenario in which he'd fire the special counsel.
There's no concrete plan for the deputy attorney general's departure, but he'll likely leave after the new attorney general is confirmed.
Rosenstein, who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller, reportedly will depart as soon as next month.