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Should Rosenstein Step Away from Russia Probe?

With the White House casting doubts about reports that President Donald Trump is under investigation for obstruction of justice, questions have sprouted in recent days about whether the U.S. Justice Department official supervising the broader probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election must recuse himself. The 11-month investigation of Russian meddling and possible collusion with Trump’s presidential campaign is being overseen by Rod Rosenstein, the Justice Department’s No. 2 official since late April, because Attorney General Jeff Sessions had previously recused himself — stepped away from the probe because…

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