READ: Rosenstein's letter of resignation

Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod RosensteinRepublicans release newly declassified intelligence document on FBI source Steele GOP's Obama-era probes fuel Senate angst Graham postpones Russia probe subpoena vote as tensions boil over MORE has submitted his resignation letter to President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse panel approves 0.5B defense policy bill House panel votes against curtailing Insurrection Act powers after heated debate House panel votes to constrain Afghan drawdown, ask for assessment on 'incentives' to attack US troops MORE, ending two tumultuous years as the Justice Department's No. 2 official.

As the person in charge of overseeing special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE's investigation into Russian election interference, Rosenstein frequently found himself at the center of partisan attacks from both sides. He also repeatedly drew the ire of Trump, who took to calling Mueller's probe a "witch hunt."

Rosenstein was expected to step down following the appointment of Attorney General William BarrBill BarrBarr praises Seattle police chief as officers clear protest zone Judge strikes down Trump administration rule denying asylum to most migrants at southern border Supreme Court declines challenge to DOJ execution method MORE, though a date had not been confirmed. In his letter, Rosenstein said his resignation is effective May 11.


Read the entirety of Rosenstein's letter here.

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