Until Recently, he was for the investigation to Russia affair responsible, now the Deputy U.S. attorney Rod Rosenstein, seem to have the resignation. Rosenstein have to vacate his Post in the coming weeks, said a representative of the Department, who wished to remain anonymous.

President spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said reports in the media, Rosenstein will not but pushed by Trump”,”. You suppose that the Deputy Minister wanted to create the designated Department chief William Barr to the space, to form his own Team. Barr still needs to be confirmed by the Senate. He should fill the place of the former justice Minister Jeff Sessions, the Trump shortly after the congressional elections in November had been released.

Rosenstein had been attacked for his investigation in the past, repeated by US President Donald Trump. According to media reports, Trump had to be pulled repeatedly in order to fire him. Also, a cancellation message had existed in the past, but it proved to be wrong. Trump to write to the Deputy Minister responsibility for his hardships in the Russia affair. Rosenstein had used in may of 2017, the former Director of the Federal Bureau of investigation, Robert Mueller, as a special investigator to the affair.

Mueller has since been the President with his investigation of the alleged Russian interference in the election campaign of 2016, and possible illegal collusion between the Trump Team and Moscow, difficult. Trump criticises the investigation regularly as a “witch-hunt”.

The exact date of rose stone, the expected date of departure is, according to US newspaper reports. Sanders told the station Fox News, the Deputy Minister had always be planned, “approximately two years” in office. Rosenstein, who had taken up the Post in April 2017, after the then Minister of justice, Sessions for “self-conscious” had explained. Trump saw this as a betrayal.

Sessions’ withdrawal from the investigation, in turn, was the reason why the upper was assigned supervision over the investigations to his Deputy, Rosenstein. This started shortly after the firing of FBI Director James Comey by Trump’s special investigators.

After the Sessions’ departure, was appointed by the President, then the former chief of staff Matthew Whitaker to the acting Minister of justice. The supervision of the Russia-investigations went from Rosenstein to Whitaker.


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