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Tue Jun 12, 2018, 07:38 PM

Rosenstein plans to call on House to investigate its own staff

Source: CNN

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's ongoing battle with House Republicans reached new heights Tuesday, as the No. 2 senior leader of the Justice Department plans to call on the House to investigate its own committee staff.

Rosenstein has butted heads with House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes for months over a subpoena for documents related to the Russia investigation, but the battle spilled out into public view Tuesday after Fox News reported staff on the committee felt "personally attacked" at a meeting with Rosenstein in January.

Justice Department officials dispute the recounting of the closed-door meeting detailed in the story, and Rosenstein plans to "request that the House general counsel conduct an internal investigation of these Congressional staffers' conduct" when he returns from a foreign trip this week, DOJ said.

"The Deputy Attorney General never threatened anyone in the room with a criminal investigation," a Justice Department official said. "The FBI Director, the senior career ethics adviser for the Department, and the Assistant Attorney General for Legislative Affairs who were all present at this meeting are all quite clear that the characterization of events laid out here is false.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/12/politics/rod-rosenstein-house-investigation/index.html

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Response to Julian Englis (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 07:45 PM

1. Good luck with that!

Nunes ain't gonna do squat . . . .

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Tue Jun 12, 2018, 07:52 PM

2. Rosenstein his hitting back, this is twice today. And I see McCabe is suing, too.

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Response to Julian Englis (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 08:19 PM

3. This is important stuff because it defends the Rule of Law

Senior DOJ employees seem to eat, breathe, live the law, it is their guiding light. Very impressive professionalism, you can see it in their speeches and actions.

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