Friday, June 16, 2017

DOJ: No Reason For Rosenstein Recusal; "Nothing Has Changed"

(ZeroHedge) What exactly is going on at the Department of Justice today?  That is the question that everyone should be asking themselves right about now.

Just a couple of hours ago, ABC warmed the hearts of disaffected Hillary voters all around the country when they reported, courtesy of anonymous sources of course, that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had "privately acknowledged to colleagues that he may have to recuse himself from" overseeing Special Counsel Mueller's Russia probe (see our note: "Rosenstein Says He May Need To Recuse Himself In Russia Probe: ABC").

This latest "bombshell" report drove an all new round of hysteria in Washington D.C. as people began to immediately speculate as to what new 'development' could have prompted Rosenstein's sudden change of heart on his own independence...clearly Trump must have threatened him, right?

Alas, it seems that it might have all just been more 'fake news' courtesy of more anonymous sources as the DOJ is now reporting that precisely "nothing has changed."  Per the Washington Post, here is the statement released by DOJ spokesman Ian Prior:

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