"There's still no evidence of obstruction, and current and former leaders in the intelligence community have repeatedly said there's been no effort to impede the investigation in any way", she said in a statement.
"After 7 months of investigations & committee hearings about my 'collusion with the Russians, ' nobody has been able to show any proof".
The Washington Post, citing unidentified officials, carried the report on Wednesday. Rosenstein finds himself in a spot as he could face the President anger or answer questions about his own future role supervising Mueller when he could become a witness in the special counsel's probe.
Significantly, Preet Bharara, the India-born former top U.S. federal prosecutor, earlier this week had said that there was enough evidence to begin an obstruction of justice case against Trump over his alleged interference in the Russian Federation probe.
According to the Washington Post, Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the business dealings of Jared Kushner, a former NY real estate developer who now serves as special adviser to his father-in-law, PresidentDonald Trump.
That's an expansion of the investigation beyond a focus on Russian influence.
US PresidentDonald Trump on Thursday ridiculed as "phony" and "witch hunt" claims about collusion between Russian Federation and his associates after media reports that he is being investigated for possible obstruction of justice.
The Trump administration initially said Mr Rosenstein's letter was the reason the President fired Mr Comey on May 9, but Mr Trump later said he did so because of the "Russia thing". "I hope you can let this go".
The White House has been directing all questions related to this to Trump's personal attorney Marc Kasowitz.
The Post referred to anonymous sources who had been briefed on requests made by Mueller's investigators.
President Trump could have taken to social media Friday morning to celebrate the two-year anniversary of his presidential campaign announcement and unlikely political rise that followed. Trump had previously boasted that he was not personally under investigation, and Comey said the president had repeatedly pressured him to publicly clear him.
Austin Priest, a 24-year-old quality assurance engineer in Norfolk, was one of those new voters Perriello was able to attract. Stewart, who rallied around Confederate symbols, was seen as little more than a nuisance, and a minor one at that.
Whole Foods recently had come under pressure from activist hedge fund Jana Partners LLC, prompting it to overhaul its board. Analysts say the Whole Foods footprint and distribution channel could theoretically make 5-minute deliveries a reality.
Trooping the Colour is the only guaranteed annual appearance of the whole group - and it always proves to be a fun spectacle. Both George and Charlotte could be seen watching the festivities from a window in Buckingham Palace earlier that day.
Rosenstein, who would be responsible for actually dismissing Mueller, told US lawmakers he would fire him only with good cause. Now the probe has expanded to include investigating whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice when he fired Comey.
To be fair to McIlroy, he's returning from injury and hasn't played as much golf as he would have liked to this year. Their departure raised the prospect of this US Open producing a seventh consecutive first-time victor at the Majors.
After the statement, the Post updated the Kushner article so that its first sourcing reference was to "U.S. officials". But then Trump's legal team denied that the president's tweet was a confirmation that is under investigation.
Navy destroyer has collided with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan, the U.S. military said, and there have been injuries. Two others also suffered lacerations and bruises and were flown by helicopter to the naval hospital, officials added.
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman happened to arrive in North Korea for his fifth trip to the rogue state the same day Warmbier left. His release brings the number of US citizens known to be in detention in the hermetic communist dictatorship down to three.
Nigeria will play their 2019 Afcon qualifying game against South Africa, at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo. Anytime they are to play against Nigeria, they redouble their efforts because of the rivalry that exist between us.
Congress senior spokesperson Ajay Maken told reporters that it would be "good" if there was a consensus on the issue. Stepping out from the almost 30-minute meeting, Yechury told media persons that the BJP panel would meet them again.
All talk, few trades before NHL's expansion roster freeze
Commissioner Gary Bettman suggested recently that the upper limit might remain at or close to last year's mark of $73 million. They might choose to expose Martin, figuring the Knights would not want to pick up his $2.5-million salary.
GOP offers 'compromise' state budget with familiar reforms
According to IHA's analysis, IL will lose $8.4 billion in economic activity every year, resulting in 60,000 lost jobs. I understood that urgency last month, when I joined my colleagues in the Senate in voting for a balanced budget.
Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever
The Warriors had swept their first three series and were 48 minutes away from a party they've been planning for a year. The feeling that Durant's arrival in Golden State would turn the Warriors into a super team has been spot on.
Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation
Rosenstein has been overseeing the Russian Federation probe since shortly after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself. The first time he told Trump was in his first meeting with the president before the inauguration on January 6.
London fire: Death toll rises to 58
The queen's official birthday is marked in June when the weather is often nicer than in April, the actual month of her birth. The protesters made their way through an automatic door at the Kensington and Chelsea Borough town hall on Friday.
An early US Open departure for Day and McIlroy
He closed with a 67 at Augusta that got him into a tie for 11th at 1 under, but his game dropped off a bit from there. Spieth made the turn at two under on the round, and his back nine was fairly uneventful until the par-four 15th.
Five members of El-Wahabi family died in Grenfell Tower fire
Saye, who lived on the 20th floor in the tower complex, was friends with Labour MP for Tottenham David Lammy. "She was panicking. Her friend Nicola Green said: " She was on Facebook saying she was unable to get out of the flat, that the smoke was so thick ".
Orlando City soccer player Cyle Larin arrested for DUI
The Canadian has scored 39 goals in 68 league appearances with the Lions, including eight in 15 games this season. An oncoming auto stopped a few feet in front of Larin's vehicle, "averting" a head-on collision, troopers said.