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The man behind the Russiagate hoax set to resign (Video)

The man behind the Russiagate hoax set to resign (Video)

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris take a quick look at news that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, plans to step down within the next month after Robert Mueller submits his report.

Rosenstein will be leaving the DOJ just as Trump’s new AG, if confirmed, William Barr gets set to take over a corrupt and inept Justice Department, that has allowed Deep State crony Robert Mueller, to make a mockery of America’s legal system.

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A source close to Rosenstein said he intends to stay on until Mueller submits a report to the Justice Department on the Russian meddling investigation. The source said that would mean Rosenstein would remain until early March. Several legal sources have said they expect the Mueller team to submit its report by mid-to-late February, although they said that timeline could change based on unforeseen investigative developments.

Rosenstein had long intended to serve about two years as the Justice Department’s No. 2 official, these officials say. They add that this is his own plan and that he is not being forced out by the White House. That’s despite the fact that he’s been a frequent target of criticism from President Donald Trump on Twitter.

The administration officials say he plans to remain on the job until after a new attorney general is confirmed. After pushing out Jeff Sessions in November, Trump nominated William Barr, who planned to be at the Capitol on Wednesday, beginning a round of courtesy calls with senators ahead of his confirmation hearing, which begins Jan. 15.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Wednesday on Fox News: “I know the deputy attorney general has always planned to roughly stay around two years. My guess is that he is making room for the new attorney general to build a team that he wants around him.”

Rosenstein’s intentions were first reported by ABC News. He did not respond to questions Wednesday morning.

Rosenstein considered resigning last fall, after a report surfaced that he had advocated secretly recording Trump, but he decided to stay on the job. Aides said he made a comment about having someone “wear a wire” around the president as a joke during a meeting.

Rosenstein had been overseeing the Mueller’s investigation into possible Trump campaign collusion with Russia and obstruction of justice because Sessions recused himself because of his role in the Trump campaign. And even with the arrival of acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker, who took over the probe, Rosenstein has continued to help supervise it.

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If Barr is confirmed, as seems likely, he will fully take over the investigation. Several legal sources have said it appears that the Mueller investigation is entering its final stages. But Barr would play a key role in deciding whether and how to share Mueller’s expected report with Congress and whether to make all or part of it public.

Responding to news of Rosenstein’s impending departure, Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia told CNN’s “New Day” that he has “deep concern” about how Barr will handle the Mueller probe. He referred to a memo Barr wrote in which he was critical of the investigation.

“William Barr was sending freelance memos to the Trump administration making a case to undercut the Mueller investigation,” Kaine said. “So the deep concern will be if he comes in and Rosenstein is gone, is this just a preface to either undercutting the investigation or trying to keep the results of it hidden from the American public.”

Rosenstein has been a consistent defender of Mueller and the Justice Department, responding to attacks from Republicans in Congress. He told a Law Day conference last May that the department “is not going to be extorted,” after some House Republicans raised the prospect of seeking Rosenstein’s impeachment.

The attacks from Congress and the White House were a jolt for Rosenstein, who enjoyed bipartisan support for most of his three decades as a federal prosecutor. But his congressional support faltered when he wrote a memo providing a rationale for Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey.

By appointing Mueller to take over the Russia investigation as a special counsel, Rosenstein won back Democrats but angered the president, who tweeted, “I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! Witch Hunt.”

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Mr. Mercouris, 2 time directionals involved here, 1 Mrs. Clinton Babylonian Harlot in which the enemies of Mr. Trump attempt to continue,world powers compromise country- credit cards gov. employees info Chineese.. they ride the mechanical stomper, the other Mrs. Clinton Babylonian Mother and Child, previously my personage, swapped out w Mr. Trump, I became thru Magical birth of Horus the Younger, affillated at least to Heru-sa-Aset. Look at pictures of Mr. Putin 2006 do you see General Petreaus? Andarian Tiger gen removed from image of man generals Allen Petreaus Broadwell Kelly 3 yr. old into Heru-sa-Aset. 2 aircraft carriers w… Read more »

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New World Order, dont overplay! Your desirerable sweet spot maybe easily found in form of parallel continium- WW1 Leaque of Nations 3 levels affillated w Banua Vanuatu, Hebrides w …3, empowered Volcanos..Uriah the Hittite Pentaquark, 7 heard around the world, W W 2 United Nations Cern, shuts down for 2-5 yrs. cern berkley , apopis (ref 88 siesmic monitors area pt.8 offline pop goes the weasel..last to first time directional, instead of never ending spaceman star trek this now affillates w Omorka (Hawaii) Wai Nomi, three levels torah torah torah , black lot (went 5 nubian pharohs) King U fires… Read more »

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Russian hoax , consider the directional of Babylonian mother and child expressing tribes ofJerusalem affluence, (Trump) Opener of Ways Atum w roll away Ben Ben Stones of Anubis upper road Apis lower Road 7.0 haiti Las Californias annual festivities w Dominican Republic. Ivan the Terrible conversion? St. Basils Cathdral Church of the Throne-Opener of Ways, and also Jerusalem signifigance 13 colonies mechanics 12 tribes Jerusalem (a functional version of Battlestar Galactica) Los Californias 13 and 12….Update…Fire and Ice Surtur w Sword, Ubadian 1st Dynasty of Ur, Land of UR 1 2 3 Trumpets. I hope this doesnt go in Ronald… Read more »

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Mr. Mercouris, evidently parrallel is in need of some more work. I do believe there was a pre Hawaii Japan arrangement empowering Samuari Shogun…Then structural language was realized torah torah torah..Nakasaki Hiroshima the black Sodom and Gomorah, black Lot wife pillar of salt w two daughters Honalulu, went 5 nubian pharohs in Eygpts time of difficulty, left post went Volcanic..Ellil cteates humanity Mrs. Butto Drowns Humanity Major Flood Pakastan Thailand.. Flat world Primordial Seas Dome- Queensland Australia..King U Fires Irrestible Missle XL rocket study of aerosols Marduk 8.8? Stuxnet from Iran Amarka Nabu Gen system meltdown 6-7 nuke..now what can… Read more »

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ALL of he Meuller investigation data and the conclusions he forms from that must be made available to the public in a clear and easy to read format. This has gone on for too long now. One of the warring parties will naturally refuse to accept the findings but it is important for the US and the world as well to understand the dire state of politics in the US particularly and the wider world in general. Politics has, and always will be the preserve of charlatans, interspersed with a few intelligent and honorable souls who genuinely seek to flush… Read more »

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You mentioned Barr. Some caution however would be appropriate considering the fact that he was an ardent backer of the Patriot Act and didn’t think it was radical enough; he appears to have little if any regard at all for the Fourth Amendment; he is (as per Lindsey Graham) a close friend of none other than Robert Mueller. So again, mysteriously (or not), here’s another figure from the W administration joining Team Trump. A bit odd, isn’t it?

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Mr.Putins real schematical signifigance maybe in being a representation of the boxers in a upshifted version of China Quing Dynasty Boxers (rebellion). Thier excess in Christianity is a waste. Jesus yashua do not exist in primary lanquage. Elisabeth 2000 yrs. ago Elisabeth w second generational Eliam sheba offspring Mary Andrew Homestead 3 landfalls of Katrina of Atem at IUNU City of Pillars. (Gustav)? The two popes are in X confiquration….This a is aftermath of Lord Jealous God being conveyed into creational cycle of the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah the Hittite. Consider torah- there are no saviors besides… Read more »

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I just wanted to add a reason for concern, an example, if Shiva which dances and attones, destroys for new beginnings, was moved out of place to accomodate Cern, then what is it that he was supposed to be attoning for? Apopis large asteroid approx 2029 30 or meteors impacts…

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Further review of the reordering of gold in the water before menustated bathing bathsheba creational cycle (Joyce Marshall, Mars Hall) femine form of Red Sea (See) Marshall. This could be a progression and reordering of Red Sea Eygptians, Golden Calf, Lord Jealous God…Affluent in our form. Red Sea (See) Marshall Heba

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