2017 – Rod Rosenstein empfielt FBI Chef zu entlassen Timelines: US-Trump, US-Trump gegen MM

President Donald Trump nominated Rosenstein to serve as Deputy Attorney General for the United States Department of Justice on January 13, 2017. He was confirmed by the Senate on April 25, 2017 by a vote of 94-6.

On May 9, 2017, he wrote a memo to Attorney General Jeff Sessions providing the basis for Sessions’ recommendation to President Trump that FBI Director James Comey be dismissed.