Rod Rosenstein joins law and lobbying firm

Rod Rosenstein joins law and lobbying firm
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Former Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod RosensteinRosenstein says he authorized release of Strzok-Page texts Journalist alleging Obama administration spied on her seeks to reopen case Rosenstein on his time in Trump administration: 'We got all the big issues right' MORE was named a partner at law and lobbying firm King & Spalding.

Rosenstein will be in the firm’s special matters and government investigations group, which represents corporate, institutional and individual clients in sensitive legal challenges, the firm announced on Wednesday.

Rosenstein oversaw former Special Counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerSchiff: Trump acquittal in Senate trial would not signal a 'failure' Jeffries blasts Trump for attack on Thunberg at impeachment hearing Live coverage: House Judiciary to vote on impeachment after surprise delay MORE’s Russia investigation and announced his resignation in April.

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His time at the Justice Department spanned the administrations of George W. Bush, Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaHouse Democrats push back on Trump's efforts to take credit for the economy America's 'cancel culture' should not decide business and banking regulation The Iowa Democratic caucuses, mapped MORE and Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN's Don Lemon explains handling of segment after Trump criticism NPR reporter after Pompeo clash: Journalists don't interview government officials to score 'political points' Lawyer says Parnas can't attend Senate trial due to ankle bracelet MORE. He was deputy attorney general from 2017 to 2019 and before that was U.S. attorney for the District of Maryland from 2005 to 2017.

“Rod Rosenstein is an exceptional trial lawyer, strategist and leader with unquestioned integrity and toughness,” Robert D. Hays Jr., chairman of King & Spalding, said in a press release. 

Former acting U.S. Attorney General Sally YatesSally Caroline YatesBiden: 'I sure would like Michelle to be the vice president' Rod Rosenstein joins law and lobbying firm Biden would consider Republican for VP 'but I can't think of one right now' MORE and former Director of National Intelligence Dan CoatsDaniel (Dan) Ray CoatsTikTok national security problem: Don't ignore the lessons of 2016 Schiff schedules public hearing with US intel chief  Rod Rosenstein joins law and lobbying firm MORE are also at King & Spalding, as well as several other former government officials.