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Thu Apr 11, 2019, 09:42 PM

Rod Rosenstein Breaks Silence on Barr's Handling of the Mueller Report, Calls Criticism 'Bizarre' [View all]

Source: Law & Crime

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was the person who appointed Robert Mueller as Special Counsel in the first place, due to then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions recusal from overseeing the Russia probe. Ever since William Barr was installed as Attorney General, Rosenstein has been an increasingly invisible figure, even though he apparently agreed with Barr that the evidence “wasn’t sufficient” to allege that President Donald Trump obstructed justice.

Rosenstein, having witnessed the backlash over Barr’s four-page letter detailing Mueller’s “principal conclusions,” decided to comment on recent events Thursday in the Wall Street Journal.


Rosenstein stated the idea that Barr is trying to be deceptive is off-base and “bizarre.”

“He’s being as forthcoming as he can, and so this notion that he’s trying to mislead people, I think is just completely bizarre,” he said.

Read more: https://lawandcrime.com/high-profile/rod-rosenstein-breaks-silence-on-barrs-handling-of-the-mueller-report-calls-criticism-bizarre/

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