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US: Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein mulling resignation

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Deputy Rod Rosenstein, whose office managed the Russian collusion investigation, is planning to resign from his position at the

cited and ABC News stating that is expected to leave following the confirmation of nominee

quoted a source stating that the is not being forced out.

has already told the and informed about his decision, the source further divulged.

The source also stated that the move is a clear indication to date that the investigation of the Russian collusion by is nearing its end. Mueller was picked by for the investigation.

This comes after several high ranking officials from the stepped down from their position.

US Ryan Zinke, US to Nikki Haley, and Sweeney are among the several officials who resigned over the period of last few months.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 02:57 IST