Trump picks Jeffrey Rosen to replace embattled deputy attorney general

Rosen would replace Rod Rosenstein, who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller and is expected to step down

Donald Trump plans to nominate Jeffrey Rosen as the next deputy US attorney general, a senior administration official said on Tuesday night.

Rosen, currently deputy secretary of the US Department of Transportation, would succeed Rod Rosenstein, who after the firing of the FBI director James Comey appointed special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate possible ties between Russia and Trump’s campaign.

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Source: The Guardian
Trump picks Jeffrey Rosen to replace embattled deputy attorney general