Rosenstein expected to depart DOJ in coming weeks if new attorney general confirmed

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is expected to leave his role in the coming weeks, multiple sources familiar with his plans told ABC News.
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A new revelation in the Russia investigation. Prosecutors accusing former trump campaign tear Paul me in a fort. Of Schering polling data with a man linked to Russian intelligence. That accusation revealed by me in a fourth own attorneys apparently by accident. According to court documents may in a fourth legal team capturing allegations he repeatedly lied to the special counsel's office. Unsuccessfully redacted certain sections of their filing. Are mean as secret. Including a profit stating Robert always teen is claiming manna for lied about tearing polling data from the 2016 campaign. With Russian national Constantin Atlantic. A man who according to one of the special counsel witnessed these. If this been a member of the Russian intelligence agency accused of hacking they DNC. If true critics suggesting this could be the first evidence of collusion a charge the president has consistently denied. Certainly raises a lot of questions about. Yet additional discussions and meetings and exchange of information. In which trump campaign people are line. Meanwhile ABC news also learning the man who had been overseen the Russian investigation. Deputy attorney general brought Rosen Stein is leaving his post soon. With NC rules and I'm told the president plans to leave the administration when Trump's attorney general nominee William Barr is confirmed. Right now there's no indication that wrote that is being forced to outsource is taking it to third around two years analysts vicar ABC news New York.

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