Tlaib asking colleagues to support impeachment investigation resolution

Rep. Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibTrump attacks Omar for criticizing US: 'How did you do where you came from?' George Conway: 'Trump is like a practical joke that got out of hand' Pelosi endorses Kennedy in Massachusetts Senate primary challenge MORE (D-Mich.) is asking colleagues to support a resolution to investigate President TrumpDonald John TrumpCensus Bureau intends to wrap up count on Oct. 5 despite judge's order Top House Republican calls for probe of source of NYT Trump tax documents New Yorkers report receiving ballots with wrong name, voter addresses MORE for crimes worthy of impeachment following the release of a summary of the special counsel's investigation.

In a letter to House Democrats sent Monday, Tlaib called on lawmakers to support the formation of a commission that would "inquire whether President Trump committed impeachable offenses" surrounding his businesses while in office and other alleged improper behavior.

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"I, firmly, believe that the House Committee on Judiciary should seek out whether President Trump has committed 'High crimes and Misdemeanors' as designated by the U.S. Constitution and if the facts support those findings, that Congress begin impeachment proceedings," Tlaib wrote.

"Congress can provide an open and transparent process with the sole goal of ensuring we know the truth and make sure it does not continue, nor happen again," she added.

Beyond Trump's ownership of businesses while in the White House, the resolution also calls on the House to investigate the president for obstruction of justice over his firing of former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeySteele Dossier sub-source was subject of FBI counterintelligence probe Judge will not dismiss McCabe's case against DOJ Democrats fear Russia interference could spoil bid to retake Senate MORE as well as hush money payments made through former Trump attorney Michael CohenMichael Dean CohenOn The Money: Five takeaways from NYT Trump taxes bombshell | Trump tax reveal roils presidential race | Households, businesses fall into financial holes as COVID-19 aid dries up Michael Cohen: Trump's 'biggest fear' is 'a massive tax bill,' possible fraud charges Appeals court appears skeptical of Trump's latest argument against tax returns subpoena MORE to adult-film star Stormy Daniels and another woman who alleged past affairs.

Attorney General William BarrBill BarrJuan Williams: Trump's Supreme Court power grab Federal prosecutor speaks out, says Barr 'has brought shame' on Justice Dept. Why a backdoor to encrypted data is detrimental to cybersecurity and data integrity MORE's summary of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE's findings said investigators declined to take a position on whether the president obstructed justice and found no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in 2016.

Barr announced this week that the Justice Department would not prosecute the president for obstruction of justice. Democrats, however, have called for a full release of the Mueller report, while the White House and Trump's lawyers have echoed the sentiment.

“Sure," Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani told CNN when asked if the report should be released. "We would all like it to happen because if it doesn’t happen, somebody is going to say there is something in there."

"Let me say for the 400th time, the president did not do anything wrong," he added.

Rep. Al GreenAlexander (Al) N. GreenThe Memo: Trump furor stokes fears of unrest The Memo: Trump's race tactics fall flat Trump administration ending support for 7 Texas testing sites as coronavirus cases spike MORE (D-Texas), meanwhile, said late Sunday that he'll continue his push to impeach Trump.

Green said Mueller's findings were unrelated to that "bigotry." 

"#MuellersReport did NOT investigate bigotry emanating from the Presidency harming our country. The findings do NOT negate the President’s bigotry," Green tweeted Sunday evening. "As long as bigotry influences the President’s policies, I will continue to seek his impeachment."

He included a second hashtag: #ImpeachmentIsNotDead.