The number two official at the Justice Department wanted to secretly record President Donald Trump so as to impeach him, claims the New York Times. Spoiler Alert: Rod Rosenstein denies the claim, but does it matter in the swamp?
“Rod Rosenstein Suggested Secretly Recording Trump and Discussed 25th Amendment” the Times blared in a breaking news headline on Friday afternoon, adding that the deputy attorney general also discussed recruiting Cabinet members to invoke the constitutional provision for removing Trump from office. …
The swamp wanted a bureaucrat to wear a wire when meeting the President, so as to impeach him? Whatever happened to respecting the will of the people and executing the wishes of the elected officials? Who’s in charge here?
If Trump uses this story to fire Rosenstein, the liberal explainer site Vox argued, this could leave the Mueller probe vulnerable to getting shut down. The Times story “may have just destroyed” Rosenstein’s delicate balancing act between serving Trump and protecting the Mueller investigation, according to Vox.
hat-tip Stephen Neil