Rod ’25th Amendment’ Rosenstein Started Crying Like a Little Girl Under Questioning

by | Dec 4, 2019

He felt so sad about the firing of Jim Comey, you see.

Rosenstein was “overcome by emotion” when discussing Comey’s firing during his interview with FBI agents “but quickly recovered and apologized,” according to a summary of his interview.

Then, after admitting that he knew the purpose of his memo was the justify Comey’s firing, decided to hire Muller as special council over it:

On May 10, Rosenstein called Mueller — already thinking about appointing a special counsel. Rosenstein had learned from an FBI briefing that Trump was not a suspect and said he appointed Mueller due to how the public would react to the firing.

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Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from He's the author of the 2021 book Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism, the 2017 book, Fool's Errand:Time to End the War in Afghanistan, editor of the 2019 book The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019 and the 2022 book Hotter Than The Sun: Time to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. He’s conducted more than 5,800 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Larisa Alexandrovna Horton.

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