Ilhan Omar: Every day Trump gets closer to being impeached

Rep.-elect Ilhan OmarIlhan Omar'SNL' mocks Jeannine Pirro's support of Trump: 'He is the Michael Jordan of presidents' Omar introduces bill sanctioning Brunei over anti-homosexuality law GOP launches anti-BDS discharge petition MORE (D-Minn.) on Tuesday said that she believes President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: 'I will not let Iran have nuclear weapons' Rocket attack hits Baghdad's Green Zone amid escalating tensions: reports Buttigieg on Trump tweets: 'I don't care' MORE gets "closer to being impeached" every day.

"We know that this president, this administration, every day has gone a little bit closer to being impeached," Omar said on CNN's "New Day."

CNN's John Berman asked Omar if she will call for Trump's impeachment when she takes office next month.

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"If this report comes out and we keep having the breaking headlines every single day, I’m pretty sure that [impeachment] is going to call for itself," Omar said, apparently referencing special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's final report on the Russia investigation.

"I think these investigations are going to be very revealing in the next coming months and we won’t be having these conversations on whether to do it, but it’s going to be when and how," Omar added.

The incoming lawmaker has previously called for Trump's impeachment, splitting with several top House Democrats who have been more cautious on calling for congressional action.

Omar's comments come after a week in which federal prosecutors in New York for the first time said that former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen acted “in coordination with and at the direction” of Trump when he illegally organized nondisclosure payments for two women who alleged they had affairs with the president more than a decade ago.

Cohen was sentenced to three years in federal prison last week for crimes including campaign finance violations.

Trump, during an interview with Reuters last week, said he's not concerned about the possibility of being impeached, adding that he thinks "the people would revolt if that happened."

Berman pressed Omar on the issue Tuesday, pointing out that other Democrats have said impeachment is not a priority.

"We can walk and chew gum at the same time," Omar said. "Yes, the American people want us to legislate, they want us to insist on furthering their set of values, but they also want us to resist and exercise our oversight powers."