Manafort can only wear prison jumpsuit to court appearances

Mueller said he’s ready to deliver key findings in his Trump probe

House lawmakers leading the Judiciary-Oversight task force scheduled an October 24 interview with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, according to a press release from Rep.

Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy - along with the top Democrats from those same committees, Jerrold Nadler and Elijah Cummings - announced Thursday night that they will conduct the interview. And Rosenstein has wide discretion on what he releases to Congress, and whether he releases any of it publicly.

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte and House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy said in a statement that Rosenstein would sit for the closed-door interview on October 24.

Rosenstein vehemently denied the claim, and subsequent media reports also cast some doubt on the veracity of The Times' reporting.

Things between Trump and Rosenstein seemed to simmer down a bit after they met aboard Air Force One last week. "We actually get along".

Since taking office as deputy attorney general in 2017, Mr. Rosenstein has become the highest-profile holder of that post in recent memory.

Lawmakers who have been conducting an examination of investigative decisions made during the 2016 election by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department have been calling on Goddlatte to subpoena Rosenstein, and force him to answer questions. Trump's relationship with Sessions deteriorated after the attorney general recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation.

Also Friday, special counsel prosecutors and Manafort's attorneys released several years of Manafort's tax returns. On Thursday, he tweeted that Rosenstein "should resign immediately". "He has not cooperated with Congress, failed to be transparent about his actions, and shown a lack of candor in the way he's characterized a number of events", Meadows tweeted. He did not elaborate or provide evidence for those claims.

Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is to be sentenced in federal court in Virginia on February 8, a judge ordered on Friday. Among those ramping up the pressure on Mueller to wrap things up as quickly as possible is Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is facing potential replacement as well.

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