Steve Doocy noted that Trump's lawyer Jay Sekulow is calling for a "timeout" in Mueller's probe if Rosenstein resigns or is fired. But the latest move comes after a New York Timesreport of Rosenstein comments early in 2017.
Axios reported that he'd verbally resigned Monday in a conversation with White House Chief of Staff John Kelly in anticipation of being fired by the president.
Speaking from NY, where he is attending the general assembly of the United Nations, Trump sought to play down the chaos surrounding Rosenstein, saying the pair will meet on Thursday, when "we'll be determining what's going on".
Rosenstein is in charge of the Russian Federation investigation since Attorney General Jeff Sessionsrecused himself from that, and Democratssay Trump would be obstructing the investigation if he fires Rosenstein.
Trump has always been critical of Rosenstein and the Special Counsel's investigation, calling it a politically-motivated witch hunt.
Instagram departures hit Facebook shares
The firm believes the app will bring in only $662.1 million this year, compared to its earlier forecast of $1.03 billion. When the pair sold Instagram to the social network in 2012, Facebook gave them free rein to run it independently.
The question of whether Rosenstein would be fired or resigned would have significant implications because it would affect whether Trump could hand-pick the next deputy attorney general.
The New York Times and Washington Post reports were based on secret memos by a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director - which some speculated may have been leaked in order to undermine Rosenstein, and in turn the Russian Federation special prosecutor Mueller.
Rosenstein later issued a second statement denying the allegations in even stronger terms: "I never pursued or authorized recording the President and any suggestion that I have ever advocated for the removal of the President is absolutely false".
"I'm not going to get ahead of the conversation that's going to take place, certainly he wants things to take place", Sanders said of Trump's expected showdown Thursday with Rosenstein, who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller's probe. A Justice Department guideline holds that an official can not be both acting attorney general and acting deputy attorney general but experts differ on whether that rule would have to be followed.
The paper says he also suggested removing the president from office by invoking the 25th Amendment to have the Cabinet remove the president. As for the 25th Amendment comment, Rosenstein wouldn't be the only member of the Trump administration to suggest it. Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury", Bob Woodward's "Fear" and Omarosa's "Unhinged" all contain anecdotes about that option being suggested.
Today, another of McCabe's memos (which were also the source of Friday's Times story) has drawn Rosenstein even more into the situation - and in a way that makes it more hard for him to look like a neutral overseer. "As I have said before, the American people deserve an expeditious resolution of this investigation consistent with the rule of law".
The events are reminiscent of the "Saturday Night Massacre" - the evening that Richard Nixon fired his Attorney General, and his deputies, until he found someone willing to fire Archibald Cox, the Special Counsel investigating Watergate.
The Iranian president took aim at the Trump administration, stating that its behavior in global affairs is " authoritarian ". Despite Trump's praise, the administration has said Pyongyang is slow-walking toward fulfilling the goals set in Singapore.
Gronk was Brady's best target in Week 1, catching nine passes for 183 yards and one touchdown. "Brady's my quarterback. After the Super Bowl loss to Philadelphia, he admitted that he was contemplating retirement.
Chelsea's inability to break down West Ham United on Sunday was overshadowed by a stunning stat about their midfielder Jorginho . That's why I was a bit frustrated and disappointed to be substituted, but the coach made his choice and you have to respect it.
It was the second time Cosby had stood trial for the allegations, after an earlier jury failed to reach a verdict in June 2017. Cosby doesn't plan to make a statement in court before he's sentenced for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman .
But multiple other sources said that Rosenstein had been summoned to the White House, where he was expected to be dismissed. In a radio interview aired on Monday, Mr Trump said he had not decided whether to fire Mr Rosenstein.
It will be either the winner of the all-British clash between Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora or the Wilder-Fury victor. Anthony Joshua proved too good for Alexander Povetkin in their heavyweight bout in London.
Democrats have seized on both accusations as reason to delay the confirmation vote for more hearings and a full FBI investigation. Democrats have accused Republicans of not conducting a thorough review in their rush to get Mr Kavanaugh confirmed.
General Assembly, calling the allegations against his nominee for a lifetime post on the top US court politically motivated. The second claim against Mr Kavanaugh dates to the 1983-84 academic year, which was his first at Yale University .
Allen hurdled Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr on a run for a first down, and took a solid hit as he completed the run. The Vikings , on the other hand, were on the wrong end of the most shocking game of the 2018 season thus far.
That has been followed by some scrambling on the Wolves side regarding the front office and ownership being on the same page. But Butler's long-term aim is clear: He wants to form the NBA's next superteam or lure Irving his way.
Following the Wyndham, the top 125 players advance to the Northern Trust via the same points system that is in place now. We're quickly nearing the start of the 2018 Tour Championship , the fourth and final event of the FedEx Cup Playoffs.
Weather Authority: Rain showers likely on Tuesday
Rain chances at 30% for Sunday with a high of 85, so the temperatures will drop a few degrees on Sunday compared to Saturday . A few storms could contain heavy rain which would create an isolated flash flood threat with how saturated the ground is.
Trump questions credibility of second Kavanaugh accuser
Bush when Brett Kavanaugh worked in the White House. "I mean charges come up from 36 years ago that are totally unsubstantiated". He said of Kavanaugh, "This is a high quality person, and it would be a awful insult to our country if this doesn't happen".
'Paul is not second captain - I don't have to explain'
Express Sport understands the World Cup victor is interested in a return to Juventus, from whom United signed him. Asked what was stopping United from attacking, Pogba replied: 'I can't tell you because I'm a player.
Trump urges OPEC to lower the price of oil
Saudi Arabia, Russia and the USA are the world's three largest oil producers. "Saudi Arabia now faces a dilemma", Fritsch said. Prices were supported by sanctions on Iranian supplies and pressured by the potential that Chinese demand could wane.
Modi faces calls to quit over Rafale plane deal
Dassault Aviation, the makers of Rafale, had chosen Reliance Defence as its partner to fulfil offset obligations of the deal. And the ex-president of France has said that in that meeting I was clearly told that the contract had to go to Mr Ambani.
India 'arrogant' for cancelling rare meeting: Pakistan's Khan
"However, all my life I have come across small men occupying big offices who do not have the vision to see the larger picture". Kumar, however, had not specified a date for the meeting but sources told Geo News that it was scheduled for September 27.
Klopp delighted with 'Shaq' despite early substitution
Liverpool's serene dominance in the Premier League continued this afternoon as the Reds cruised past Southampton 3-0 at Anfield . It's my job to sometimes deliver news nobody wants to hear. "We saw that we had a few problems". "It's just good to have him".
Mkhitaryan aiming for glory with Europa specialist Emery
Torreira's injury comes at a bad time for the Arsenal , as the Gunners prepare to face Everton in the Premier League on Sunday. Experience is important to play each match in the Premier League especially because the competition is stronger.