Rod Rosenstein, President Trump’s nominee for deputy attorney general, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 7, 2017. WASHINGTON — Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee failed on Tuesday to gain assurances from Rod Rosenstein, President Trump’s nominee for deputy attorney general, that he would appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Russia’s influence in the 2016 election if he’s confirmed.
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