In the days that followed Comey's firing, McCabe proceeded to push Rosenstein to recuse himself from overseeing the Russia investigation and Rosenstein resisted. One source made a point to emphasize that after Rosenstein appointed Mueller, it effectively removed the Russia investigation from McCabe's hands. CNN and others previously reported that McCabe has turned over to Mueller his contemporaneous notes on what Comey told McCabe about his private interactions with Trump, McCabe's own interactions with Trump and McCabe's impressions of meetings with Rosenstein. May 16There were at least two different meetings at the Justice Department that May 16 that have now landed Rosenstein in hot water. A former Justice Department official said it was unlikely Rosenstein was being serious about wearing a wire.
Source: CNN September 22, 2018 04:18 UTC