The much maligned Deputy AG is resigning and apparently for real this time, unlike the other dozen times he was supposedly being fired or resigning.
Rod Rosenstein officially turned in his letter of resignation to President Trump this afternoon.
U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein resigns – letter to President Trump pic.twitter.com/2sAX7fEegS
— Reuters (@Reuters) April 29, 2019
Here is Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's resignation letter to Trump today — he'll officially leave on May 11.
"We keep the faith, we follow the rules, and we always put America first." pic.twitter.com/4DrfQcNFjq
— Zoe Tillman (@ZoeTillman) April 29, 2019
This closes yet another chapter in what’s been an incredibly chaotic period at the DOJ, mostly due to their own behavior. This probably won’t be the last we hear from Rosenstein though as he is likely to feature prominently in the IG’s report on malfeasance regarding the Trump-Russia investigation.
Enjoying the read? Please visit my archive and check out some of my latest articles.
I’ve got a new twitter! Please help by following @bonchieredstate.