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House Republicans File To Impeach Rod Rosenstein

House Republicans File To Impeach Rod Rosenstein

According to the Associated Press, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan hasn't endorsed this. Meadows and Jordan could still force the issue on Thursday before lawmakers head home for the House's month-long August recess.

The articles represent an escalation of attacks on the Justice Department.

Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House of Representatives' intelligence committee, said on Twitter the articles of impeachment "were filed in bad faith and show extraordinary lengths to which House Republicans will go to protect Trump".

The resolution was filed by Republican Reps. But such a move isn't likely to occur until after the House returns in September. Enough is enough, ' Jordan said in a statement on Wednesday.

"But starting tomorrow, we can bring it up as a privileged motion", he said. "I can tell you that we're not going to just hold in contempt".

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He was confirmed by the US Senate on April 25, 2017. He did sign off on at least one request to renew FISA warrant after taking office.

And Trump's allies are angry because they've been demanding information about the 2016 investigations, including about the use of FBI confidential sources, and they argue that Rosenstein has been stonewalling.

Republicans have launched a bid to remove the Department of Justice official overseeing the Russian Federation inquiry dogging Donald Trump's presidency.

The DOJ has continued to hide information from Congress and repeatedly obstructed oversight-even defying multiple Congressional subpoenas.

It's uncertain how many of Meadows' fellow Republicans agree. Gowdy said after the meeting that he was pleased with the department's efforts.

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The Justice Department declined to comment.

They also allege Rosenstien has "repeatedly failed to produce documents" requested by the House Judiciary Committee and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that are investigating FBI and DOJ decision-making during the 2016 presidential election, The Hill reported.

Their move came two hours after GOP lawmakers met with Justice Department officials who have been working to provide documents to several congressional committees about decisions made during the 2016 presidential campaign.

The most substantial effort has surrounded roughly 880,000 pages of documents related to the Justice Department inspector general's investigation into how the FBI handled the Clinton probe. Back, then, he called the impeachment articles an attempt to "extort" the Department of Justice.

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