Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein, nominated to be deputy attorney general, will have to wait at least another week before receiving a vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee after Democrats forced a delay Monday.
The committee had been scheduled to vote on Rosenstein as well as President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch. As was expected, Democrats requested that the committee vote on the nominations be delayed one week.
Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, said the vote has been rescheduled for April 3.
"I understand that the minority would like to hold them over," Grassley said in a...