Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) said in a video posted Monday that impeaching President Obama "would be a consideration" if he moves forward with executive action on immigration. 

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"Impeachment is indicting in the House and that’s a possibility," Barton said on Newsmax TV. "But you still have to convict in the Senate and that takes a two-thirds vote. But impeachment would be a consideration, yes sir.”

Republicans and Obama are clashing over the president's planned executive actions on immigration. Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerTrump's pick for Federal Reserve chief is right choice at right time The two-party system is dying — let’s put it out of its misery One year later, neither party can get past last year's election MORE (R-Ohio) has in the past dismissed talk of impeachment as a Democratic "scam" fueled by Democrats to boost fundraising. 

The Democratic National Committee has fundraised off of impeachment comments by Reps. Michele BachmannMichele Marie BachmannBachmann praises Trump as man of faith Tom Petty dies at 66 Bachmann: Muslim immigrants trying to undermine Western civilization MORE (R-Minn.) and Blake FarentholdRandolph (Blake) Blake FarentholdCybersecurity pros take first peek at once secretive process behind US hacking toolkit White House discloses secretive decision process for growing hacking toolkit GOP tax bill hits professional sports stadium bonds MORE (R-Texas).

Barton's comments were first reported by BuzzFeed.