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New FOIA Docs Show Rosenstein Offered Reporters to be ĎAnonymousí Source Shortly Before He Appo
GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 9/20/2019 | Christina Laila

Posted on 09/20/2019 10:54:55 AM PDT by bitt

In June of 2017, then-Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein decried leaks and said “Americans should exercise caution before accepting as true any stories attributed to anonymous ‘officials’ …”

“Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations,”Rosenstein warned in a June 2017 statement. “The Department of Justice has a long-established policy to neither confirm nor deny such allegations.”

BuzzFeed obtained through FOIA a tranche of emails from the Justice Department showing Rosenstein offering to be one of the ‘anonymous officials.’

About two weeks before Rosenstein appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel, he emailed a reporter [named redacted by BuzzFeed] and told them he would be open to giving ‘off the record background or reportable details.’

“If the latter, I should include OPA,” Rosenstein said in an emai


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: anonymoussources; buzzfeed; coup; cronyism; crossfirehurricane; cultureofcorruption; deepstate; jamescomey; lisabarsoomian; michaelcohen; obamalegacy; rodrosenstein; rosenstein; source
New FOIA Docs Show Rosenstein Offered Reporters to be ‘Anonymous’ Source Shortly Before He Appointed Robert Mueller
1 posted on 09/20/2019 10:54:55 AM PDT by bitt
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2 posted on 09/20/2019 10:55:11 AM PDT by bitt (Trump stole pancakes from his distant cousin. Huh.)
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To: bitt

rosenstein was really a triple agent

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3 posted on 09/20/2019 11:00:26 AM PDT by SteveH (intentionally blank)
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To: bitt

The Democommie press knew and said nothing.


4 posted on 09/20/2019 11:24:28 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Denounce DUAC - The Democrats Un-American Activists Committee)
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To: SteveH

In which direction did his loyalty go? The man reveres the Constitution. That much I have zero doubt about. But how he acted in his capacity at the DOJ, the story has not been told...yet.


5 posted on 09/20/2019 12:20:37 PM PDT by The Westerner (Protect the most vulnerable: get the government out of medicine, education and our forests.)
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To: bitt

Let me know when Barr declines to indict him.


6 posted on 09/20/2019 12:25:06 PM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (What profits a man if he gains the world but loses his soul?)
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To: The Westerner

I have seen no compelling evidence that this sneeringly disingenuous lawyer “reveres” the Constitution.

He had genuine conflicts of interest, and he ignored them. That is just for starters.


7 posted on 09/20/2019 2:43:34 PM PDT by YogicCowboy ("I am not entirely on anyone's side, because no one is entirely on mine." - J. R. R. Tolkien)
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