Oct 8, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Trump says he has no plans to fire Rod Rosenstein

Donald Trump talking to reporters holding up a his right pointer finger.

Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

President Trump told reporters outside the White House on Monday that he has no plans to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

The big picture: Rosenstein was set to join Trump on Air Force One to travel to Orlando. Florida, per NBC News. The New York Times reported last month that Rosenstein had suggested secretly taping Trump in a meeting and discussed using the 25th Amendment to have him removed from office. Shortly afterward, Axios reported Rosenstein had offered his resignation.

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