Republican House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte of Virginia made an appearance on Fox News network this Saturday morning.
During his time on the air, Goodlatte spoke about the continuing attempt to have Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testify in front of Congress and answer their questions regarding a New York Times report that claimed he had mentioned wearing a wire in order to entrap President Trump and have him removed from office.
The Gateway Pundit reports that the crooked Deputy Attorney General was due to appear in front of Congress on Thursday for an official interview, however, he did not show up to the scheduled interview.
Last year, the Deputy Attorney General talked to Justice Department and FBI officials about his idea of wearing a wire in order to secretly record President Donald Trump in order to make a case against him, claiming he is unfit to hold office.
Rosenstein started scheming to remove Trump from office not long after disgraced FBI Director James Comey was terminated, as reported by the New York times, which cited memos written by then-Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe.
A subpoena for the memos penned by McCabe was issued by the House Judiciary Committee, but Congress was never handed the memos. The October 4th deadline has come and gone, and still no memos.
“We’ve had an interest in speaking to Mr. Rosenstein since this report came out in the New York Times a few weeks ago,” Goodlatte explained on Saturday morning.
The House Judiciary Chairman explained that the allegations that DAG Rosenstein wore a wire while meeting with POTUS Trump are “very serious.”
“It’s essential that we talk to him, he knows that. He has not agreed to come for a transcribed interview on the record. He needs to agree to do that and if he does not agree to do that very soon, I will issue a subpoena for him to appear,” explained Goodlatte.
Take a look at the video:
.@RepGoodlatte: “[Rod Rosenstein] has not agreed to come for a transcribed interview on the record. He needs to agree to do that, if he does not agree to do that very soon, I will issue a subpoena for him to appear.” pic.twitter.com/RiREsW3Vr5
— Fox News (@FoxNews) October 13, 2018
DAG Rosenstein wasted no time in disputing the claim in the New York Times article that he was serious about wearing a wire. He played it off, claiming it was a joke that he had made.
Rosenstein was tossed right under the bus by former FBI lawyer and friend of James Comey, James Baker, last week during a Congressional interview. Baker knows about McCabe’s memos first hand, and explained that Rosenstein was not joking about wearing a wire. He insisted that Rosenstein was telling the truth.
Things are just heating up.