Report: Rod Rosenstein To Resign

In this photo from Tuesday, June 13, 2017, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington, where he said he's seen no basis for firing Robert Mueller, the former FBI director he appointed as special counsel to oversee an investigation into potential coordination between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will resign, according to Axios’ Jonathan Swan.

Following a New York Times report that he had floated the idea of recording Pres. Donald Trump and trying to use the 25th Amendment to remove him from after the firing of FBI Director James Comey, Rosenstein reportedly expects to be fired and plans to resign instead.



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