Skip to comments.Conservatives moving to impeach Rosenstein soon: report
Posted on 07/13/2018 3:12:05 PM PDT by yesthatjallen
Conservative lawmakers in the House are preparing to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, Politico reported Friday.
Sources told the publication that conservatives have been preparing to have Rosenstein impeached for weeks over allegations that hes held up their investigation into FBI agents who some lawmakers say are biased against President Trump.
House Freedom Caucus leaders Reps. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) and Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) are leading the effort, and the impeachment document could be filed as soon as Monday, according to Politico.
Ben Williamson, a spokesman for Meadows, declined to rule out if it would be filed next week, Politico reported.
The news comes the same day that Rosenstein announced charges against 12 Russian intelligence officials for allegedly hacking the Democratic National Committee.
Rosenstein has long been a target for Republicans who are frustrated over special counsel Robert Muellers probe into election meddling by Russia and possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign. He is overseeing the probe after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russia investigation, and some argue that he's the only person with the legal authority to fire Mueller.
The deputy attorney general testified before the House Judiciary Committee in a tense hearing last month, with Republicans grilling him over the Mueller probe.
Speculation that Trump could fire Rosenstein increased in April after the FBI raided the home and office of Trumps former personal lawyer Michael Cohen.
Trump later responded to news reports that he may fire Mueller or Rosenstein by noting that theyre still here.
For what it's worth...
Show me, don’t tell me.
Are DAGs appointed? If not, no impeachment.
About time! Hope it’s true.
Did Rosenstien bring this indictment of Russian agency chiefs based on “ Phishing “ on the DNC server without the hard drive to prove embedded malware? https://www.cnn.com/2017/01/05/politics/fbi-russia-hacking-dnc-crowdstrike/index.html
Shackles and a Jumpsuit!
They are appointd and are subject to impeachment
Obama has the dirt on all of them, none of this is going anywhere. It’s all theater.
Pie in the sky by and by.
I want it now!
I want this sickening POS gone. ASAP!
If verified this is breaking news.
Following today's indictment of Russians by RosenRat, his impeachment just days later would be spun by the media as "TRUMP AND THE REPUBLICANS TRYING TO PROTECT RUSSIA."
Should've done this LONG ago, Republicans! But now, you've allowed RosenRat to cut you off at the pass, IDIOTS.
The Hill is trying to take a shot across the bow, to prevent any move by Republicans.
I’ll believe it when I see it.
Russian indictments are a smoke screen to try to stop this.
How many years will that take to be ‘brought to the table’?
I've had enough, so many of the "3 letter" orgs are so corrupt, they should be under Marine control and 1/2 the people prolly need their @$$es fired...
Probably too late. After his show today it will be screamed they are only doing this because he charged the Russians with helping Trump. Trump should have fired this evil prick the day after he trapped Trump by insisting Trump fire Comey then used it as the excuse to hire Comey’s BFF as SC.
Since then Rosenweasel has given Trump ample cover to fire him but Trump never acted. So after today’s little show it became much harder. Another opportunity lost.
Don't hold your breath waiting.
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