Tagged Rod Rosenstein

At ADL, Rod Rosenstein praises Trump — and extols those who defend the rule of law

Rod Rosenstein speaking at the Anti-Defamation League's annual conference in Washington, D.C., May 6, 2018. (Ron Kampeas)

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rod Rosenstein came to the annual conference of the Anti-Defamation League with plaudits for Donald Trump despite being at the center of the president’s contentious relationship with his Justice Department. He extolled Trump’s call for unity in the wake of the Charlottesville white supremacist rally in… Read more »

Rod Rosenstein: 5 things to know about the man who helped Comey get fired

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein at a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2017. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty Images)

(JTA) — Until this year, Rod Rosenstein was an unassuming U.S. attorney with a reputation for fairness. Now he’s at the center of the controversy over President Donald Trump’s snap firing of James Comey, the FBI director. Rosenstein, 52, whose appointment by Trump as deputy attorney general was confirmed… Read more »