Matthew Whitaker’s ascension to acting attorney general gave optimism to President Trump supporters tired of the cynical manipulation of our Justice Department by anti-Trump actors. But that optimism might be premature — or at least complicated.
Rod Rosenstein is reportedly still getting information before Whitaker when it comes to the Michael Cohen case that the
Fox News reports: “Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s office was notified of former Trump attorney Michael Cohen’s plea deal at least two days before Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker received the same information, Fox News has learned…But a source familiar with the timeline told Fox News that Whitaker was only informed of the impending plea deal between Mueller and Cohen on Wednesday afternoon. A source close to President Trump confirmed they were informed Wednesday evening…”