Justice Dept official defends leadership after Trump attacks
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's No. 2 official is defending the institution's leadership as it is embroiled in politically charged criticism over the Russia probe.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is leading the probe, told an American Bar Association gathering Friday that history will show that the Justice Department has acted with integrity on his watch.
President Donald Trump slammed Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week for his handling of Republican complaints related to the probe. It was the latest Trump attack on Sessions. Some congressional Republicans also... read more