May 12, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Deputy AG Rosenstein to brief full Senate next week

Patrick Semansky / AP

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the author of the memo that was — for a time — the basis for the firing of FBI Director James Comey, has agreed to brief the full Senate next week, though the date and time are still TBD, per a statement from Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer's office.

No word if the briefing will be open or closed, but expect Senate Dems to pounce on Comey's firing and attempt to gain momentum in their push for a special counsel for the Russia investigation.

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