Trump demands Mueller investigation of ‘totally conflicted’ Rod Rosenstein as Twitter meltdown continues
President Donald Trump’s lengthy Friday morning Twitter meltdown is still going — and now he’s attacking his own deputy attorney general.
After launching angry broadsides at special counsel Robert Mueller, prosecutor Andrew Weissmann and former FBI Director James Comey, Trump then turned his attention to deputy AG Rod Rosenstein.
“Will the scathing document written about Lyin’ James Comey, by the man in charge of the case, Rod Rosenstein (who also signed the FISA Warrant), be a big part of the Report?” Trump asked rhetorically “Isn’t Rod therefore totally conflicted?”
….Foundation be listed at the top of the Report? Will the scathing document written about Lyin’ James Comey, by the man in charge of the case, Rod Rosenstein (who also signed the FISA Warrant), be a big part of the Report? Isn’t Rod therefore totally conflicted? Will all of….# p #4_7 # ad skipped = true #
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 7, 2018# p #5_7 # ad skipped = true #
Trump’s latest attacks on the special counsel come on the day when Mueller is expected to release a memo outlining the ways that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied to prosecutors even after he pledged to cooperate with the investigation.