President Donald Trump says he learned a very important lesson from fellow impeached president Richard Nixon: Don’t fire people.
The former deputy attorney general greenlighted the release of hundreds of text messages between Peter Strzok and Lisa Page in 2017.
Trump told Christie in February 2017 that the "Russia thing" was "over," the former New Jersey governor told FBI investigators, noting that he "laughed" at the suggestion.
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.