When Jordan quoted a Fox News report alleging that Rosenstein had threatened to subpoena phone records from staff on the House Intelligence Committee, Rosenstein shot back tell him not to rely "on what the press said" and to inform him snarkily that there was "no way to subpoena phone calls".
"We have received conflicting reports this morning that President Trump was about to fire Mr. Rosenstiein, that Mr. Rosenstein resigned in anticipation of being fired, or that the White House falsely claimed that Mr. Rosenstein resigned when he had not".
Mr. Rosenstein's alleged comments were first reported Friday by The New YorkTimes, citing sources familiar with the conversations or with Mr. McCabe's subsequent memos.
Trump appointed him after firing Sally Yates, who served as deputy attorney general under Democratic former President Barack Obama and as acting attorney general under Trump.
The departure of Mr Rosenstein - who named Mr Mueller to be special counsel in May 2017 - has enormous implications for the investigation and for the president. "There's a bureaucratic coup going on at the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and somebody needs to look at it".
O’Rourke Ignores Attacks Ahead Of Texas Senate Race Debate
President Donald Trump will rally in Texas for Cruz next month, which was once unthinkable in the nation's largest red state. The state "needs a senator who will work with the president where we can and stand up to him where we must", O'Rourke said.
2 dead after van is swept away in S. Carolina
North Carolina's governor is pleading with thousands of Hurricane Florence evacuees to be patient and not return home just yet. When it comes to the deputies who assist in transport, Thompson said that they have gone through extensive intense training.
Amid the latest fears of a high-level "bureaucratic coup", Mr. Trump is vowing to weed out the "lingering stench" of hostility toward him that he says exists inside the Justice Department.
Solicitor General Noel Francisco, the highest-ranking Senate-confirmed official below Rosenstein in the Justice Department, would be in line to take control of the Mueller investigation.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) are cautioning against firing Rosenstein for now. While Laura Ingraham initially urged Trump to fire Rosenstein, Sean Hannity pleaded with the president not to act. The White House initially cited that memo as justification for Comey's firing, though Trump himself has said he was thinking about "this Russian Federation thing" when he made his move. "I will not further comment on a story based on anonymous sources who are obviously biased against the department and are advancing their own personal agenda". Trump has repeatedly branded the investigation a "witch hunt" and complained that Rosenstein is "conflicted" because he is a witness in the investigation after writing a letter advocating the firing of former FBI Director James Comey over his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
Where does all this leave Robert Mueller and the Russian Federation probe which Donald Trump has been railing against?
"It's a bill that I ultimately want to see passed for the future, but it's not something I'd put on the front-burner", Tillis told CNN.
"Because the President is at the United Nations General Assembly and has a full schedule with leaders from around the world, they will meet on Thursday when the President returns to Washington, D.C". "Don't put this country through a constitutional crisis".
Ford alleges that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were both teenagers in the Maryland suburbs in the 1980s. It's unclear whether Saturday's discussions between Ford and committee leadership resolved any of the details.
Interestingly, Apple has also reduced battery capacity this time with the iPhone XS, but hasn't compromised on the performance. While they're perhaps a touch dormant on new release devices, Huawei are far from inactive in the marketing space.
But Buffalo, which was a 16.5-point underdog in the game, did the seemingly impossible, soundly dispatching Kirk Cousins and Co. Minnesota is a really hard place to play and Allen made it look easy on a 75-yard touchdown drive to start the game.
At least 24 people were killed in the attack , including a young girl as well as troops, Iran's state media reported. Ahvaz is close to Iran's southern border with Iraq and the capital of Iran's oil-rich Khuzestan Province.
The Supreme Court is 229 years old and women have had the right to vote in this country for less than a century. Here are four reasons why Ramirez's accusations are even weaker than Christine Blasey Ford's .
The Bills dominated Kirk Cousins and the Vikings on Sunday, forcing three turnovers en route to a shocking 27-6 blowout victory . The team released it's game day roster ahead of its matchup against the Vikings , and the running back wasn't listed as active.
Republicans have pushed to proceed with Kavanaugh's confirmation vote, which should originally have taken place on Thursday. Grassley has allowed Judge to testify unofficially, through the letter written by his attorney and released to the public.
Susan Collins of ME and Jeff Flake of Arizona - said that unless Ford testified Monday they would move on to Kavanagh's vote. Which would make Democrats very happy, even if - especially if - Kavanaugh is confirmed.
Second North Korea summit 'quite soon'
Moon said he will discuss with Trump what their corresponding measures could be when they meet on the sidelines of the UN. Trump said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is working out the details for the second Trump-Kim meeting.
Oil rises on U.S. crude stock draw, supply concerns
US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday in an effort to persuade OPEC to increase production and ease prices. Speaking of oil, recently oil prices were increased by 1.6% in the USA , as the US stocks fell by 5.3 Million barrels.
Kerala nun rape case: Accused Franco Mulakkal arrested
NDTV reported that the accused Bishop arrived at the Crime Branch Office along with a counsel and other priests at around 11 am. She said she had to approach the police as the church authorities did not act on her repeated complaints against the clergyman.
Aguero extends Man City contract to 2021
The 30-year-old has scored three goals in six appearances this season and has drawn praise from Pep Guardiola for his all-round game, an area the manager has been keen for Agüero to improve. "He is important for the club, not just for the team".
3 infants stabbed at New York City daycare
The victims - two little girls and a boy, plus two adults - were in stable condition Friday at local hospitals, NY police said. The suspect, a 52-year-old woman, was found in the basement with self-inflicted slash wounds to her wrists, authorities said.