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How Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein became one of the most-watched officials in Washington

Posted On: Sep 25, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

How Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein became one of the most-watched officials in Washington

Speculation swirled Monday that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein would soon be fired or resign.
After the White House confirmed Rosenstein was safe for now, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced he and President Donald Trump would meet on Thursday, leaving intelligence officials temporarily relieved.
But the justice department head's future is still uncertain.
On Friday, The New York Times reported that Rosenstein had discussed using the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office and wearing a wire to record their conversations. Rosenstein has disputed the report, but it is said to have pushed Trump to weigh firing Rosenstein .
Rosenstein's authority over the special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 US election has made his fate a top concern for lawmakers and officials.
Here's how the "poster child for the professional, competent, ethical, and fair-minded prosecutor" became one of the most-watched officials in Washington: Rod Jay Rosenstein was born...

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