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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.”
The attorney general says work is going well in redacting the special counsel’s report about the Russian interference in the 2016 election — and DOJ has at least one other report coming too.
In May 2017, the special counsel’s office took over an FBI probe into Russian election interference that already had been underway for nearly a near. The report about that work is now ready.
The president told reporters, “Let people see” special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, as Trump again denied any collusion with Russia prior to his election in 2016.
While it was a largely symbolic vote, it represents growing bipartisan pressure on the Justice Department to disclose as much as possible about the Mueller investigation.
The special counsel may be close to wrapping up. Or he may not. He could file a landmark report. Or he may not. The rules are limited, and the attorney general has a lot of discretion.