Instead, he will await his trial at a federal lockup in Manhattan or at the Pennsylvania federal prison where he is serving a seven-and-a-half-year sentence.
The offhand dismissal of an order from a federal district judge is no small thing. Neither is continuous and blatant disregard for congressional subpoenas and the plain meaning of law. But the Trump White House is now engaged in all of these things.
Right wing operative Alex Castellanos and the AP's Julie Pace do their best to normalize Trump and Barr's corruption of the Department of Justice and repeat the right wing talking point that Barr is just "protecting the presidency."
"When you don't pay your taxes, somebody else has to pay more," the New Jersey congressman pointed out.
While we were all watching the Barr hearing, you'll never guess what Trump was up to.
Senator Blumenthal got Bill Barr to admit he's telling Donald Trump and the White House about the 12 sealed investigations from the Mueller Report.
Rosenstein's resignation comes on the heels of reports that Rosenstein said he was on "Trump's team" and he would "land the plane."
In a filing with a federal appeals court, the Justice Department said it agreed with the wacky ruling of a Texas federal judge that invalidated the ACA.
Whoops Rod Rosenstein just chatted with the Attorney General and he'll be staying on for an "indefinite time"? How interesting.
Apparently, Rod Rosenstein doesn't want to miss ANY of the upcoming fireworks.
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