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Sources: Rosenstein suggested taping TrumpDeputy AG denies report, but uproar fuels job uncertainty

Sep 22, 2018 - Orlando Sentinel (Florida)

WASHINGTON - 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 by The New York Times, which also said that he raised the idea of using the 25th Amendment to remove Trump as unfit for office.

The repo...