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Jeffrey Rosen, Lawyer Who’ll Replace Rosenstein As DAG, Confirmed By Senate

rUNITED STATES - APRIL 10: Jeffrey Rosen, nominee to be deputy attorney general, testifies during his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Dirksen Building on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
rUNITED STATES - APRIL 10: Jeffrey Rosen, nominee to be deputy attorney general, testifies during his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Dirksen Building on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. (Photo By Tom Wi... rUNITED STATES - APRIL 10: Jeffrey Rosen, nominee to be deputy attorney general, testifies during his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Dirksen Building on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) MORE LESS
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May 16, 2019 2:20 p.m.

By a party-line 52-45 vote, the Senate on Thursday confirmed Jeffrey Rosen to be deputy attorney general. He will replace Rod Rosenstein, the longtime Department of Justice official who became target of both Republicans’ and Democrats’ ire for his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe. Rosenstein left the Department last week, departing on his own terms after months during which it seemed to appear President Trump could oust him at any moment.

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