Trump Rumored to Be Firing Rosenstein Today

There are rumors that Donald Trump will be firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein sometime this afternoon. I hope those rumors are wrong, although anyone who is paying even a little attention to what is happening has surely suspected that Trump's firing of the man with the power to stymie Special Counsel Bob Mueller is imminent.

Even Rosenstein himself is resigned to his fate, telling friends he is prepared to be fired.

A Friday the 13th seems as likely as any day and more likely than most, knowing Trump's flair for the dramatic, so here is a thread in case he does what we all fear he will do.


(By the way, if that news is making you wonder, "Does that mean that Comey might have leaked his own book to get ahead of the IG report?" the answer is yes, yes it does.)

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