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Baltimore City Power Rankings: Rod Rosenstein, Jimmy's Restaurant, Baltimore Police, more

Baltimore City Power Rankings: Rod Rosenstein, Jimmy's Restaurant, Baltimore Police, more

↑ Rod Rosenstein

Tapped in late January (but as yet to be confirmed) as President Donald Trump’s second in command at the Justice Department, Rosenstein—the only U.S. Attorney appointed by George W. Bush and retained by Barack Obama—is set to leave Maryland as a corruption fighter, having just indicted seven city cops. He steps into the Trump administration as a clean hand, which is extra good, as his purported boss, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, having been caught lying to congress about his own talks with Russia’s ambassador, just hurriedly announced his recusal in any investigations into the Trump team’s ties to Russia. That means Rosenstein will likely be...

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