A source close to Rosenstein said he intends to stay on until Mueller submits a report to the Justice Department on the Russian meddling investigation. The source said that would mean Rosenstein would remain until early March.
Prosecutors accuse two people of hacking in conjunction with the Chinese government.
President Trump says Robert Mueller should interview "hundreds" of individuals connected to the 2016 campaign who did not meet with Russians.
Three Senate Democrats filed a lawsuit Monday arguing that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's appointment is unconstitutional and asking a federal judge to remove him.
U.S. Senate Democrats are considering legal action over President Donald Trump's appointment of a new acting attorney general, congressional sources said on Friday.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will fly with President Donald Trump on Air Force One on Monday. This flight may be their most extensive conversation since last month's news reports that Rosenstein discussed possibly secretly recording Trump.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has agreed to speak privately with lawmakers following reports he'd discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will remain in his job at least until Thursday, when he is scheduled to sit down with President Donald Trump to discuss his future at the Justice Department.
Overnight on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 181.45 points, while the S&P 500 slid by 0.4 percent. U.S.-China trade tensions also remained a focus for markets.
Francisco would have enormous control over the Russia inquiry, including determining its scope and resources. Mueller would have to consult with Francisco before taking key investigative steps, including any new indictments.
In a statement Monday, Andrew McCabe said he "had no role in providing information of any kind to the media stories about events following Director Comey's firing."
NBC News says Rosenstein will refuse to resign if asked to do so.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosentein discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump, and also talked about getting members of Trump's cabinet to invoke the Constitution to declare him unfit to remain as president, The New York Times reported.
The reported excerpts from the new book show Trump insulting his Cabinet members and highest-ranking national security officials.
A majority of Americans think Trump interfered in the Russia probe in a way that amounts to obstruction of justice, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll released Friday.
Sessions, has been a regular target of Trump's rage since he recused himself from any investigations of Russian interference during that presidential contest.
Sessions, who has normally turned the other cheek to Trump's criticisms, fired back against Trump a day earlier, vowing not to let the Justice Department become "improperly influenced by political considerations."
President Donald Trump's attorney, Rudolph Giuliani, insisted that 'truth isn't truth' when it comes to the investigation probing Russia's role in influencing the 2016 elections.
As Mueller's tenure hit its first anniversary and the trial of former campaign manager Paul Manafort approached, the frequency of Trump's "witch hunt" complaints have picked up sharply.