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Memos point to deputy AG : Rosenstein denies reports he raised 'removal' of president

Sep 22, 2018 - Chicago Tribune

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump last year amid law enforcement concerns about chaos in the White House, according to people familiar with exchanges at the time. But one person who was present said Rosenstein was being sarcastic.

Rosenstein's comments were first reported Friday by The New York Times. Trump spoke later Friday of a "lingering stench" at the Justice Department, though he didn't name names.

The Times also said Ros...