On the campaign trail and while in the White House, he has often told the story of a Chicago motorcycle cop, "a tough cookie" in the president's words, who told him he could solve the city's gun violence problems "in a couple of days" if cops were allowed to do their jobs.
As the plan was taking shape, Rosenstein went to the White House expecting he would be fired but wound up staying in his job.
Washington was briefly abuzz on September 24 when Rosenstein headed to the White House to meet with chief of staff John Kelly, but reports that the retired Marine Corps general was handing him a pink slip turned out to be inaccurate.
Rosenstein has denied the claims.
Rosenstein, who oversees Mueller, has so far been steadfast in trying to protect the investigation as it digs ever deeper into Trump´s inner circle.
Democratic members - and a shrinking list of Republicans - cite Rosenstein's management of the Russian Federation probe to warn firing him would create a "constitutional crisis". The president said his conversation with Rosenstein went "great". "I have a very good relationship". He survived again on Monday.
President Trump: "Thank you as well to our Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for being here".
The president frequently brings up the IL city when he's talking about crime, and he suggested Chicago consider bringing back the controversial policy used by former New York City Mayor Rudy Guiliani, who is also Trump's lawyer. Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News.
Man uses $100,000 meteorite as doorstop for decades David says the man who sold him the barn described the incredible tale of the meteorite making an impact crater in the backyard. The man also has agreed to give 10 percent of the potential sale value to CMU for the study of earth and atmospheric sciences.
President Donald Trump says he doesn't have plans to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
Should Democrats take the House in November's midterm elections, such talk from a senior Democratic leader could spawn impeachment proceedings.
Both men will likely see their futures re-evaluated after the elections, Trump advisers have said.
Rosenstein's status has been in question since reports surfaced last month that he had talked about recording Trump to expose chaos inside the White House. The Justice Department in the Trump administration has said reducing violent crime and supporting local enforcement are priorities.
Trying to appease conservative House Republicans who have threatened Rosenstein with impeachment proceedings, the deputy AG has agreed to talk to them in a private session.
"The crime spree is a awful blight on that city, and we'll do everything possible to get it done", Trump said.
Sources told Fox News that the meeting where Rosenstein allegedly made the comments about wearing a "wire" took place at the Justice Department on May 16, 2017.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi shake hands with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo before a meeting in Beijing on Monday. Mr Pompeo described his fourth trip to the North Korean capital as "another step forward to denuclearisation".
Trump said that what followed was "a disgraceful situation brought about by people that are evil, and he toughed it out". Wade , as well as affect such other issues as LGBTQ rights and women's economic stability .
In fact, usage is pretty minimal on the site, with "90 percent of Google + user sessions" being "less than five seconds". The consumer version of Google + will be wound down over 10 months, ending by August, the company said.
While not a direct swap of assets, the tradeoff between the White House and Fox has a certain air of symmetry about it. Julie Henderson and Nathaniel Brown, the communications team at 21st Century Fox, are not moving to the new company.
Meanwhile, OnePlus fans will be able to buy the invites for the smartphone's launch event via the company's website . If you're interested in attending the event, you can get tickets here , or register to watch it live here .
The risk of life-threatening storm surge , heavy rainfall , and unsafe winds is increasing for the northeastern Gulf Coast. Michael is the 13th named storm of the 2018 hurricane season, according to hurricane centre spokesman Dennis Feltgen.
The Rebels come into the game off a 70-21 victory over Louisiana-Monroe, but they lost to Alabama 62-7 at home on September 15. The Crimson Tide coach was unhappy with his team's defense, despite the team not trailing once during the game.
It was not part of the original group of five awards set out in Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel's 1895 will. Nordhaus was recognized for his pioneering work in applying economic analysis to climate change forecasts.
Facebook unveils Portal and Portal
Pre-orders are available from Facebook right now, with the smaller Portal being priced at $199 and the Portal + coming in at $349. As a camera, it offers a nice upgrade to the Skype or FaceTime video-chat experience that many of us have on a phone or computer.
Kavanaugh fight sharpens the stakes for midterms
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 27. US President Donald Trump says women "were in many ways stronger than the men" in Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's favour.
Weird light in Arizona sky is from SpaceX launch
A graphic explaining sonic booms, provided by Vandenberg Air Force Base ahead of a planned SpaceX launch on October 7, 2018. SpaceX had previously flown first-stage rockets back to land after Florida launches but had not done so on the West Coast.
Kavanaugh sworn in at US Supreme Court
He has vehemently denied all allegations of sexual misconduct against him when he was in high school and college. I told Jeff, I said, 'Nothing personal. "I don't want it to dissipate over the next four weeks".
Microsoft unveils Xbox Project xCloud game streaming
Unlike other forms of digital entertainment, games are interactive experiences that dynamically change based on player input. To realize this vision, we know we must make it easy for developers to bring their content to Project xCloud.
India wants US sanctions waiver after cutting Iran oil imports
Also, subsidised domestic cooking gas prices have been increased by Rs 2.89 per 14.2 kg cylinder to Rs 502.40, an all-time high. The Indian orders have reportedly been placed by Indian Oil Corp (IOC) and Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL).