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“I took more than my fair share of criticism,” Rosenstein said in February. “But I kept the faith; I followed the rules; and I left my office in good hands. Those are the things that matter.”
Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman wrapped up the second of his two federal cases following a conviction in Virginia and a guilty plea in the District of Columbia.
The former fixer was scheduled to appear before a House committee in February. Now that’s off. The president’s camp has called for an investigation into Cohen’s father-in-law.
The judge ordered both sides to file status reports by March 13. He said he has outstanding questions, including how the Russia investigation was impeded and the impact of Flynn’s lies on the inquiry.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein expects to be fired and talk swirled about his fate with the Justice Department. Now he’s scheduled to meet with President Trump on Thursday.
The deputy attorney general rejected a story that described him musing with the idea of secretly wearing a wire or conferring with members of the Cabinet about invoking the 25th Amendment.