Category Archives: Rod Rosenstein

After being told of Russia indictments, Trump still aspired to be friends with Putin

By Philip Rucker of the Washington Post Before he embarked on a week of transatlantic diplomacy, President Trump sat down with Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein, who previewed for the boss an explosive development: The Justice Department would soon … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Robert Mueller, Rod Rosenstein, Russia, United States

Mueller probe indicts 12 Russians with hacking of Democrats in 2016

by Devlin Barrett and Matt Zapotosky of the Washington Post A dozen Russian military intelligence officers were indicted Friday on charges they hacked Democrats’ computers, stole their data and published those files to disrupt the 2016 election — the clearest … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democrats, Donald Trump, Hacking, Robert Mueller, Rod Rosenstein, Russia, United States

‘Shaken’ Rosenstein Felt Used by the White House in Comey Firing

By Michael S. Schmidt and Adam Goldman of the New York Times In the days after the F.B.I. director James B. Comey was fired last year, the deputy attorney general, Rod J. Rosenstein, repeatedly expressed anger about how the White … Continue reading

Posted in FBI, Investigation, James Comey, New York Times, Rod Rosenstein, White House