[As of 4pm EST on Monday, Rod Rosenstein was still acting Deputy Attorney General, with a possible meeting with the President reportedly set for Thursday.]
The end of the line may very well be near for Rod Rosenstein, and he knows it.
Reports from just moments ago in the nation’s capital have the Deputy Attorney General heading to the White House, expecting to be fired, but possibly prepared to resign as well.
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appeared to be on the way out of his job Monday morning, and has reportedly told the White House he would offer his resignation.
Earlier reports said Rosenstein had already offered that resignation, and the news about his fate swirled as he was headed to the White House for a meeting. Sudden questions about his fate in the Trump administration surfaced just days after a New York Times story said Rosenstein discussed invoking the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office, and considered wearing a device to record the president.
Rosenstein said his comment about wearing a wire was a joke, but it led to immediate criticism from Republicans that Rosenstein should go.
The Deputy AG has come under serious fire from the American people for his alleged “joke”, which would have culminated in the ousting of President Trump through a bizarre loophole in the 25th Amendment of the Constitution.
We will be sure to follow up with this story as it develops .