Rod Rosenstein Standing By to Be ‘Fired’
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is fully aware he may be fired soon according to media reports.
The news reports attributed the information to a source who has spoken to Mr. Rosenstein.
That sources said they have spoken to him during his tenure as Deputy Attorney General. And they note he now appears less anxious than in previous times President Donald Trump has been critical of him.
Mr. Rosenstein said in private conversations that history will prove he did the right thing in helping oust then FBI Director James Comey. He reportedly told friends the American people do not have all the facts about what actually led to James Comey’s firing.
Mr. Rosenstein took over the Russia investigation when Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself last year.
If Mr. Rosenstein is fired, Solicitor General Noel Francisco is the next in line to oversee special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe. But the news network pointed out President Trump could replace Rosenstein with anyone who has been confirmed by the Senate.
Weekly Standard Editor Bill Kristol claimed President Trump could fire Mr. Rosenstein “as early as today.
“I think Rosenstein’s firing is very much in play,” Kristol said.