Rosenstein Issues Strong Denial To NYT Report

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Mike Brest Reporter

United States Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein issued a strong denial on Friday night in response to a New York Times report that alleged he suggested wearing a wire to secretly record the president in a plot to remove the president from office.

“I never pursued or authorized recording the President and any suggestion that I have ever advocated for the removal of the President is absolutely false,” Rosenstein said, according to NBC’s Peter Alexander.

According to the NYT report, he allegedly discussed wearing a wire to record President Donald Trump and volunteered to recruit cabinet officials to potentially remove the president from office by implementing the 25th amendment. (RELATED: Report: Rosenstein Discussed Wearing A Wire In Meetings With Trump)

Despite Rosenstein’s adamant denial, many people have called for the president to fire Rosenstein.

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