This happened so recently that the WaPo and NY Times haven’t gotten their own stories yet!

From the AP via NYTIMES:

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submitted his resignation Monday, ending a nearly two-year run defined by his appointment of a special counsel to investigate connections between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia. His last day will be May 11.

From Reuters via NYTIMES:


U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in May 2017 to investigate links between the Russian government and President Donald Trump’s campaign, said on Monday he was resigning from his post.


Rosenstein’s departure, effective May 11, was not a surprise. He had been expected to step down in March, and Trump has already nominated Deputy Transportation Secretary Jeffrey Rosen to replace him.


Rosenstein ended up staying on the job longer to help Attorney General William Barr manage the public release of Mueller’s findings from his 22-months-long investigation, which was completed on March 22.

One Response to Bu Bye Rod Rosenstein

  1. Gregory says:

    Given the chaos and needless subversion of law and order it was Rosenstein who–following the moves of AG Sessions–made sure Mueller was not upended. Had Rosenstein been of the mind akin to Trump, ponder what might have happened. There are honorable public servants, and he is one of them.

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