• Democrats warn Trump not to use New York Times report as a 'pretext' for 'corrupt' firing of Rod Rosenstein

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Democratic leadership is warning the president not to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein following a bombshell New York Times report on Friday.
    According to The Times, Rosenstein discussed wearing a wire to secretly record the president and using the 25th Amendment to remove him from office. He denied the report.
    "This story must not be used as a pretext for the corrupt purpose of firing Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein in order install an official who will allow the president to interfere with the Special Counsel's investigation," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer...
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  • Donald Trump Jr. lashes out at Rod Rosenstein after explosive New York Times report

    Donald Trump Jr. lashes out at Rod Rosenstein after explosive New York Times report

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Donald Trump Jr. blasted Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in a Friday tweet.
    The tweet was in a response to a New York Times article reporting Rosenstein had discussed removing President Donald Trump from office and secretly recording him in spring 2017.
    Rosenstein oversees the special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, a frequent of target of Trump and his son Donald Jr.'s ire.
    It didn't take long for Donald Trump Jr. to fan the flames of the ongoing conflict between the White House and Department of Justice after an explosive New York...
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  • Rod Rosenstein reportedly thought he could convince John Kelly and Jeff Sessions to invoke the 25th Amendment and remove Trump from office

    Rod Rosenstein reportedly thought he could convince John Kelly and Jeff Sessions to invoke the 25th Amendment and remove Trump from office

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly thought he could persuade Attorney General Jeff Sessions and then-Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to lead an effort to invoke the 25th Amendment and remove President Donald Trump from office.
    The New York Times reported the news Friday , citing anonymous sources who were briefed on Rosenstein's comments or memos from FBI officials, including Andrew McCabe, the former deputy director of the bureau.
    Rosenstein disputed The Times' story.
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein thought he could persuade Attorney General Jeff Sessions and...
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  • NYT: Rod Rosenstein proposed taping Trump, using 25th Amendment

    NYT: Rod Rosenstein proposed taping Trump, using 25th Amendment

    1 month ago - By Fast Company

    The deputy attorney general has denied the report by the New York Times, which was based on unnamed sources.
    U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed recruiting cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office as unfit for duty, according to a report in the New York Times. Rosenstein even proposed surreptitiously recording conversations with the president, the report further alleges.
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  • Rod Rosenstein reportedly discussed invoking the 25th Amendment and wearing a wire to record his conversations with Trump

    Rod Rosenstein reportedly discussed invoking the 25th Amendment and wearing a wire to record his conversations with Trump

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed using the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from power, and wearing a wire to record his conversations with Trump, The New York Times reported Friday.
    Rosenstein reportedly first raised these ideas in the spring of 2017 after Trump revealed classified intelligence to Russian officials in an Oval Office meeting and fired FBI Director James Comey.
    In a statement to the Times, Rosenstein fully denied ever having considered an effort to invoke the 25th Amendment or record Trump.
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed...
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