It has been reported that President Donald Trump has no intention of firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. There was some speculation that a firing or resignation would occur after it was reported by the New York Times that Rosenstein had discussed removing the President via the 25th amendment and recorded him secretly, though Rosenstein denied both allegations. Now, after a nice flight the two shared to Florida, Trump announces that he doesn’t intend to make any changes to the Justice Department.
This is surprising, considering the menagerie of firings Trump has collected throughout his campaign and administration. However, there was some speculation that firing Rosenstein could amount to obstruction of justice, and with midterms looming, it may be that Trump is looking to avoid another scandal. This issue very well may resurface after November.
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