Rosenstein plans to leave at some point after that, though no date has been set and there is no formal plan for the departure, according to the person, who was not authorized to discuss internal conversations publicly and spoke on the condition of anonymity.
"I know the deputy attorney general has always planned to roughly stay around two years".
Barr was nominated in December to run the Justice Department after Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned at the request of Trump, according to a letter delivered to the White House.
Rosenstein has overseen special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Trump campaign ties to Russia after Sessions recused himself from the Justice Department probe due to his own contacts with Russian officials. Barr will assume oversight of the probe once confirmed as AG.
After an embattled turn in that role, Sessions stepped down at the end of a year ago and was replaced temporarily by Matthew Whitaker as Acting Attorney General. "My guess is that he is making room for the new attorney general to build a team that he wants around him", Sanders said.
Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, who Trump named in November, now has ultimate authority over Mueller and the investigation. Barr could be installed at the Justice Department as early as February.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has announced that he will be stepping down from his position shortly.
ABC News also reported that there is no indication that Trump is attempting to force out Rosenstein, despite their rocky past. But Trump opted not to replace him.
Almost half the GOP Senate caucus is up for re-election next year, putting added pressure on them to get the shutdown over with. The president has been saying there's a "crisis" at the border practically since he first started campaigning for president.
On the inside, the Predator Triton 900 comes with Intel's 8th-gen Core i7 processor , 16GB RAM, and 1TB SSD storage . The smaller Triton 500 will be more practical and affordable for most people looking for a portable gaming machine.
During the meeting, Khan said his government is continuing to tackle polio eradication as a national public health emergency. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation President Chris Elias called on PM Khan on Tuesday and handed over the letter to him.
Before being a viral meme on the red carpet, Kelleth Cuthbert starred in the Arkell's music video for "11:11" back in 2015. With a tray of Fiji water in hand and clad in a head-turning blue dress, her job was to attract attention to the brand.
GM said in a letter to Dias that it had already considered several proposals including those the union raised at the meeting. The closings come as GM discontinues sedans and focuses on better selling and more profitable trucks and crossovers.
The Tesla involved in the collision was operating autonomously, though a passenger was inside at the time. Parts of the body, the mechanisms of the arms, the movement platform and a head are destroyed.
Add United Kingdom as an interest to stay up to date on the latest United Kingdom news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Colman, who won a Golden Globe for the performance on Sunday, is now a favourite herself for the Oscar race next month.
Gully Boy is said to be based on the story of rappers Divine and Naezy (Naved Shaikh). "I had an awesome time with them". As seen in the trailer, Ranveer Singh's character raps every time and he did the same during the launch.
A real estate investor, he owns 70 per cent of electricity company Elkraft which he co-founded in 1992, Norwegian media reported. Married to a real estate and energy magnate, Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen, 68, disappeared on October 31, police said.
Clemson finished No. 1 in The Associated Press poll for the third time after routing Alabama in the national championship game. But after winning their second national championship in three seasons, Clemson is challenging Alabama's national supremacy.
China denies report of bailout offer for 1MDB
Current Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad replaced Najib in an election last May and put the Chinese projects on hold. Mahathir's finance minister Lim Guan Eng said the government would study the allegations made in the Journal report.
These Are the 5 Best Diets for 2019, According to Experts
The Mediterranean diet took over the No. 1 spot from the DASH diet, which had maintained the top ranking for eight years in a row. You can have red wine in moderation if you'd like, but you must get plenty of exercise and enjoy meals with family and friends.
Bayern Munich to sign Benjamin Pavard from Stuttgart
Last summer, he started and finished six of France's seven World Cup matches and scored in the round of 16 win against Argentina. Bayern's next competitive game comes on the 18 January, when they return from winter break with a game at Hoffenheim.
Taliban cancel Afghanistan peace talks with the United States
The US still keeps around 14,000 troops there as part of a NATO-led mission aiding Afghan security forces and hunting militants. The Taliban were ousted from power but quickly developed a potent insurgency, using porous borders with Pakistan for shelter.
Fortnite Summer Smash Is Coming To the Australian Open
Content creators Kathleen "Loserfruit" Belsten, Lachlan, Muselk, Lazarbeam and MrFreshAsian have all signed on for the event. At this time, the event is only open to residents of Australia and New Zealand aged 16 or older.
Fluctuating income may up heart disease risk
Stressful events may contribute to obesity, a risk factor for high blood pressure and heart disease. A fluctuating income can increase a person's risk for heart disease, a new study suggests.
New York weatherman fired over racial slur in forecast
The Rochester Association of Black Journalists (RABJ) also issued a statement Sunday condemning the use of the racial slur on air. Martin Luther King , Jr.is one of America's greatest heroes - for whom I, and all of us at News10NBC, have the utmost respect.
Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul issued showcause notice
Faced with growing outrage, the Indian cricket board, the BCCI, had issued a show cause notice to both the cricketers. Pandya appeared on the show, hosted by film-maker Karan Johar , with his India teammate KL Rahul .