Here it is?
BREAKING: The WSJ reports that the White House has been telling Trump surrogates to attack Rosenstein on TV in order to help build a case with the public to fire him.
This is about as close to a Constitutional crisis we have been.
It’s time to prepare to protest in my opinion
— Brian Krassenstein🐬 (@krassenstein) April 13, 2018
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has struck a stoic and righteous tone in private conversations he has had this week about the fate of his job as President Donald Trump has launched public criticism against him and considered firing him, according to three sources who have spoken to Rosenstein.
In those conversations, he has repeated the phrase, “Here I stand,” a reference to Martin Luther’s famous quote, “Here I stand, I can do no other.” Coincidentally, former FBI Director James Comey, whom Rosenstein fired, repeated the same phrase to President George W. Bush in a conversation that has been widely reported and that Comey describes in his forthcoming book.
One source who spoke to Rosenstein said he seemed fully aware he may soon lose his job and was at peace with the possibility, confident he had done his job with integrity.
Rosenstein has said in recent private conversations that history will prove he did the right thing by firing Comey in May 2017, claiming that the American people do not have all the facts about what led to his decision to write the memo that led to Comey’s dismissal, the sources said.
Just to be clear. If Trump fires Rosenstein, that absolutely triggers the nationwide protests spring-loaded at https://t.co/ILB6eE4oGH.
— Ben Wikler (@benwikler) April 12, 2018
Reporter: Is President Trump going to fire Deputy AG Rosenstein?
Pres Sec. Sanders: "I don't have any announcements at this time. The president's voiced some frustrations, but beyond that, I don't have anything to add." pic.twitter.com/4KxB7yQ6jz
— NBC News (@NBCNews) April 13, 2018