Multiple Republican members of Congress have filed articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
Congressman Mark Meadows, chairman of the Freedom Caucus, says the move is being taken because “the DOJ has continued to hide information from Congress and repeatedly obstructed oversight.”
I just filed a resolution with @Jim_Jordan and several colleagues to impeach Rod Rosenstein. The DOJ has continued to hide information from Congress and repeatedly obstructed oversight–even defying multiple Congressional subpoenas.
We have had enough.
— Mark Meadows (@RepMarkMeadows) July 25, 2018
Trump's conservative allies in Congress just filed articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein: pic.twitter.com/KqgLsLBESL
— Jeremy Diamond (@JDiamond1) July 25, 2018
Meadows and Jim Jordan filed the articles of impeachment along with several other members of Congress. As Politico reported yesterday, Republicans have been looking to take action against Rosenstein:
Meadows and a band of Trump allies in the House have regularly floated the possibility of holding Rosenstein in contempt or even seeking his removal through impeachment, accusing him of stonewalling Congress’ ability to obtain documents that shed light on the origins of Russia probe that Mueller now leads.
“I don’t think there is a real appetite for any of us to leave town without getting documents,” Meadows told reporters Tuesday.
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