Trump Sets Rosenstein Meeting For Thursday

  • 2018-09-24
  • Source: TTN
  • by: TTN Staff
Trump Sets Rosenstein Meeting For Thursday
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On Monday morning news broke that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was going to resign. News later broke stating that he would be fired. None of this happened and now a meeting has been announced between Trump and Rosenstein.

According to CNBC:

President Donald Trump will meet with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Thursday amid swirling reports that the No. 2 Justice Department official's departure is imminent.

"At the request of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, he and President Trump had an extended conversation to discuss the recent news stories," White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement.

"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."

Axios published a bombshell report Monday that Rosenstein is resigning, citing sources with knowledge.

Many people have warned against the removal of Rosenstein. Pointing to the bad optics it will create. It is still unclear what will be discussed in the meeting, but continue to check back with TTN as more information becomes available.

 Source: TTN
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