How Rosenstein Protects Mueller From Trump | NYT News
President Trump wants special counsel Robert Mueller fired the entire thing has been a Witch Hunt but the man who’s overseeing Motors probe says that’s not likely could cause it wouldn’t matter what anybody says the times has reported that Rosenstein’s discussed ways to remove Trump from office now they’re in a face off the president loyalty and Rosenstein this job requires Independence are you afraid of President Trump firing you know I’m not how does Rosenstein defend one of his bosses biggest target he goes by the book if President Trump ordered to fire the special counsel what would you do to follow any orders I believe those are lawful inappropriate orders under the regulation and I’m required to put that cause a writing he plays the part of buffer and he’s going to have a full degree of Independence that he needs you have been making threats privately and publicly against me can I think they should understand by now the Department of Justice is not going to be extorted we’re going to do what’s required by the rule of law and any kind of threats that anybody makes are not going to affect the way we do our job we have responsibilities and we take it out that’s the whole point and he says he’s willing to fall on his store or appropriate for me to recuse I’ll be more than happy to do so and let somebody else handle this but it’s my responsibility to do but when it comes down to it the president could have the last work firing Rosenstein and appointing someone else we will then fire MuellerDeputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein has discussed ways to remove President Trump from office. He’s also fiercely defended the special counsel for the Russia investigation, Robert S. Mueller III — one of the president’s most frequent targets.
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