Rosenstein Defends Memo Condemning Comey Before Trump Fired Him

BloombergDeputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said he thought President Donald Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey was the right call, providing his first public account of his role in the controversial dismissal. “Notwithstanding my personal Senate Inquiries Narrow as Rosenstein Suggests Plan to Fire Comey Predated Memo ..

Deputy Attorney General Knew Comey Was Out Before Writing Critical Memo, Senators Say

NPRDeputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein knew President Trump planned to fire FBI Director Jim Comey before he sat down to write a memo criticizing Comey’s conduct. That’s according to several United States senators who met with Rosenstein Thursday …Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein knew Trump wanted Comey fired before he penned memo ..

Rosenstein in hot seat after Comey firing

The HillThe controversy around President Trump’s explosive decision to fire FBI director James Comey has thrust deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein into the spotlight. Rosenstein, a 27-year Justice Department veteran, was little known outside of government …The public really wants a special prosecutor for Russia investigation ..

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein knew Trump wanted Comey fired before he penned memo

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — President Trump informed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein of his plan to fire FBI Director James Comey before Rosenstein delivered a scathing assessment of the director’s performance that was used as justification for his firing, …Senators told of broadening Russia investigation ..

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein knew before he wrote his controversial memo that Comey would be fired

Washington PostDeputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein told the full Senate he knew that former Director James B. Comey would be fired before he wrote his controversial memo that the White House initially used as justification for President Trump firing the FBI Rosenstein knew Comey would be fired before writing memo, Dem senators say ..

Rosenstein knew Trump was going to fire Comey before writing his memo about the FBI director

Los Angeles TimesThe No. 2 official at the Justice Department told senators Thursday that he knew President Trump wanted to fire James B. Comey before he wrote a letter criticizing the FBI director. In an unusual closed-door briefing with the full Senate, Deputy Atty. Gen.Rosenstein knew Comey would be fired before writing memo, Dem senators say ..

Rosenstein says he knew Trump was going to fire Comey as he prepared memo

The Fiscal Times”I informed the senior attorney that the president was going to remove Director Comey, (and) that I was writing a memorandum to the attorney general summarizing my own concerns,” Rosenstein said in the statement, referring to a Justice Department attorney.Wall Street is under pressure for the second straight session on Trump concerns ..

Deputy Attorney General Knew Trump Wanted Comey Fired Before He Wrote Damning Memo

HuffPostWASHINGTON ― Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein already knew the president was going to fire FBI Director James Comey before he wrote a memo recommending the director’s termination, senators said he told them in a private briefing Thursday.Rosenstein Tells Senate He Knew of Comey Firing Before He Wrote Memo ..

Rosenstein on Comey memo: ‘I wrote it. I believe it. I stand by it.’

Fox NewsDeputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein firmly stood by the memo he wrote that outlined James Comey’s offenses – and later was cited by the White House to support President Trump’s decision to fire the FBI director – during briefings with Capitol Hill …Rosenstein briefs House members in second visit to Capitol Hill ..