DOJ's No. 3 Quits Over Fear of Being Handed Russia Probe

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Were Rosenstein to get fired or to be forced into recusing himself - he also played a role in Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey - Brand would oversee a probe that has already led to conspiracy and money laundering charges against two top former Trump campaign officials. Uber exec says "no justification" for covering up breach Trump likely to approve release of Dem memo: report Mark Levin: Clinton colluded with Russian Federation, "paid for a warrant' to surveil Carter Page MORE - the No. 2 official at the Department of Justice (DOJ) who is overseeing special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russian Federation probe MORE's probe - made Brand worry he might get fired, leaving her to take over the investigation, NBC News reported".

Rosenstein has reportedly. Aides have advised Trump not to fire the deputy attorney general.

"We are fortunate to have a leader of Rachel Brand's stature join the company", McMillon said.

"The men and women of the Department of Justice impress me every day", Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand said.

Rachel Brand is stepping down as third in command.

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In 2016, Garner spoke about being a "deadbeat troop leader" on an episode of Live With Kelly and Michael . So, we guess the man in Garner's photo was actually pointing at the Thin Mints and not Elektra Natchios.

After graduating from Harvard Law School, where she served as deputy editor-in-chief of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Brand clerked on the Massachusetts Supreme Court and then the U.S. Supreme Court, where she clerked for Justice Anthony Kennedy. But associates downplayed her resignation.

She previously worked in the administrations of both Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama as the head of the Justice Department's office of legal policy and as a member of an oversight board for privacy and civil liberties, CNN reported.

No. 3 lawyer at Justice Department is leaving;... Because one of those officials is "acting", only Robert Higdon, the US attorney in North Carolina, and Erin Cox, the USA attorney in Texas, would be eligible. Brand will report to President and CEO Doug McMillon.

"A lot of people should be ashamed of themselves and much worse than that", Trump said.

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