Report: Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein requests to meet Senate Intelligence Committee

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has requested to meet with the Senate Intelligence Committee, according to POLITICO sources.

Rosenstein reportedly arrived at the Senate Intelligence Committee space with a security detail on Thursday, as the committee panel was conducting a hearing. Rosenstein's request comes after President Trump's sudden firing of FBI Director James Comey.

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Trump said Comey "wasn't doing a good job" in his bureau role, and cited a three-page letter from Rosenstein questioning Comey's abilities as backing for his decision.

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