Rosenstein: Justice Department won't be extorted by Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Tuesday lashed out at Republican allies of President Donald Trump who have drafted articles of impeachment against him, saying the Justice Department won't be extorted or give in to threats.

Rosenstein, speaking at a question-and-answer session at the Newseum, chided the lawmakers who have prepared the document by saying that "they can't even resist leaking their own drafts" and that they lack "the courage to put their name on it."

"I can tell you there have been people who have been making threats privately and publicly against me fo...

 

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