Rod Rosenstein rejects congressional subpoena but gives media interview instead

Rod Rosenstein rejects congressional subpoena but gives media interview instead
Rod Rosenstein (Image: Wikipedia)

[Ed. – Does that make it official that we’re now a banana republic?]

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein doesn’t give many press interviews. But he did, on Wednesday, invite a Wall Street Journal reporter to the Justice Department for what the Journal called an “expansive” conversation.

Rosenstein talked about the Robert Mueller Trump-Russia special counsel investigation, calling it “appropriate and independent.” He stressed that he serves at the pleasure of the president. He said he tries to avoid media speculation about both the investigation and his job.

Rosenstein had time to discuss a lot of things. One thing apparently not mentioned in the interview was the fact that, at that very moment, Rosenstein was putting off appearing before the House Judiciary-Oversight task force that wants to question him…

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