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Rosenstein on Barr: 'We can count on him to do the right thing'

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein expressed confidence Monday in Attorney General Bill Barr's judgment in overseeing the special counsel's Russia investigation, as Democratic lawmakers gear up to pressure the Justice Department to turn over Robert Mueller's findings.

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein announces new funding for tribal justice resources

In recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein met with Acting Director of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Katherine Sullivan and other senior Justice officials today to discuss the Violence Against Women Act's (VAWA) essential focus on criminal justice responses to domestic violence.  

Rosenstein dodges House Judiciary interview -- for now

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will not appear on Capitol Hill this week to answer questions about reports that he discussed wearing a wire to secretly record President Donald Trump, avoiding for now a high-stakes session with lawmakers over a topic that nearly led to his ouster as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department.

Rosenstein laughs off critics in speech to lawyers

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein quipped about congressional demands and critics of the Justice Department in a speech Thursday in Chicago that delivered a passive rebuke to his detractors in Washington.

Rosenstein: 2016 Russian attack 1 tree in ‘growing forest'

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein called Russian interference in the 2016 US election "one tree in a growing forest" of malign cyber activity when he unveiled the Justice Department's Cyber-Digital Task Force report in his speech at the Aspen Security Forum on Thursday in Colorado.

Rosenstein asks prosecutors to assist with Kavanaugh document review

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein sent an email Tuesday to the US attorneys' offices around the country requesting help with reviewing documents in connection with President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, according to a source familiar with the request.

FBI updates House GOP on document requests

The FBI informed House Republicans late Friday evening that it has "substantially complied" with two committees' document requests related to the Russia investigation, but correspondence obtained by CNN shows several issues remain outstanding, likely prolonging the ongoing battles between Capitol Hill and the nation's top law enforcement agencies.

House GOP lawmaker plans to subpoena FBI agent to testify

House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte plans to issue a subpoena for FBI agent Peter Strzok to testify as part of the House GOP investigation into the FBI's actions in the 2016 election, according to two sources familiar with the subpoena.

McCabe turns over memo on Comey's firing to Mueller

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has turned over a memo he drafted related to the firing of his former boss, FBI Director James Comey, to the special counsel's office, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Rod Rosenstein gets his day at the Supreme Court

Rod Rosenstein, the embattled deputy attorney general, will take a break from supervising the Russia investigation on Monday to make his debut before the Supreme Court and argue a technical sentencing guidelines case.

Comey: 'I didn't have confidence' in deputy AG Rosenstein

In the wake of President Donald Trump's tweet last May hinting there might be "tapes" of their conversations, former FBI director James Comey said he had a friend disclose details of his interactions with Trump in order to prompt a special counsel.

Mueller team says it has not gone rogue

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed with special counsel Robert Mueller what prosecutors should pursue in the Russia probe as early as last May, when Mueller was first appointed, the special counsel's office said Thursday.