Sally Yates: We Have Become Accustomed to Things This President Does
YATES: "Well, you know, I think one of the things we have to look out for is the old boiling the frog slowly issue. You know, we become accustomed to things that the president does, in directing DoJ. You know, I can remember a time when he would issue a treat or directive and the reports would be in an unprecedented act. The president did X or Y. It’s not so unprecedented anymore and often times it doesn’t even make it through the full 24 hour news cycle. I think we all know and happily folks on both sides of the aisle have recognized that firing Bob Mueller would be a red line, but I think we also need to recognize that firing Rod Rosenstein would be equally damaging to the rule of law, because Rod Rosenstein here, really controls the scope of the special counsel’s investigation, and trying to get hid of him is having a back doorway of trying to control that investigation."