Rosenstein has denied the September 21 New York Times report as "inaccurate and factually incorrect".
Those reports triggered an avalanche of speculation about the future of Rosenstein - and also the special counsel's investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. The president said his conversation with Rosenstein went "great".
During his speech, the president said the duo "had a good talk" on the plane.
After the Times report published, Rosenstein told White House chief of staff John Kelly he would resign, anticipating the article would enrage Trump and he would be fired. Their meeting two weeks ago was postponed amid the Supreme Court nomination hearings.
President Donald Trump says he doesn't have plans to fire Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) issued a subpoena to Attorney General Jeff Sessions on September 27, for the McCabe memos. Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News.
"Stop and frisk", the president said.
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"So, while resources are always welcome, the idea of what President Trump is talking about is not only not welcome - it's antithetical to what we're working on, and that is about a strong, pro-active, professional police department".
"Any effort to undermine the Mueller investigation will be obstruction of justice", Hoyer said. So far, most Republicans are sticking by Trump, but if the party concludes his antics since taking office contributed to the GOP losing the House - and possibly the Senate - then the impeachment math could swing against him.
Rosenstein denied a September 21 report in the New York Times that alleged he wanted to surreptitiously record Trump and discussed rallying cabinet members to invoke the 25th amendment to remove the president from office.
Both men will likely see their futures re-evaluated after the elections, Trump advisers have said.
Last month, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., and House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., subpoenaed the memos and materials belonging to McCabe as part of their ongoing joint investigation into decisions "made and not made" by the Justice Department and the FBI during the 2016 election.
Other Trump allies in the House are even saying the matter could warrant Congress doing what the president opted against this week.
Watch the clip above, courtesy of Fox News. "I know the law enforcement people in Chicago and I know how good they are, they could solve the problem if they were simply allowed to do their job and do their job properly", he said.