May 2, 2019
US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein resigns, as he had been planning to do for months. It’s not his age or another job opportunity; it’s a chaotic and taxing work environment, and it has been since the start of the Trump administration.
Rosenstein paid close attention to the Wire Act decision and the reactions to it from various states. AG Jeff Sessions tendered his resignation in early November 2018, putting Rosenstein in charge of the DOJ pending the process of nominating and voting in a new AG.
Not long after, the New Hampshire Lottery Commission filed its lawsuit against the DOJ and Barr in the US District Court, and NeoPollard filed its own suit. Judge Paul Barbadoro spoke…