Tlaib asking colleagues to support impeachment investigation resolution

Rep. Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibProgressive group endorses three House freshmen Lawmakers urge young women to run for office at DC conference Sanders proposes canceling .6 trillion in US student debt MORE (D-Mich.) is asking colleagues to support a resolution to investigate President TrumpDonald John Trump2020 Democrats spar over socialism ahead of first debate Senate passes .5 billion border bill, setting up fight with House 'Teflon Don' avoids the scorn of the 'family values' GOP — again 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 ComeyBiden is the least electable candidate — here's why Top Mueller prosecutor Andrew Weissmann lands book deal Trump to appear on 'Meet the Press' for first time as president MORE as well as hush money payments made through former Trump attorney Michael CohenMichael Dean CohenHouse Intelligence Committee to subpoena Trump associate Felix Sater Hicks repeatedly blocked by White House from answering Judiciary questions The Hill's Morning Report - Trump and House Democrats resume battle MORE to adult-film star Stormy Daniels and another woman who alleged past affairs.

Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Anticipation high ahead of first debate Attorney General Barr plays bagpipes at conference The Hill's Morning Report - Democratic debates: Miami nice or spice? MORE's summary of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerTop Republican considered Mueller subpoena to box in Democrats Kamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump for obstruction Dem committees win new powers to investigate Trump 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. GreenPavlich: Nadler's intimidation tactics backfire Himes becomes latest Democrat to back impeachment inquiry against Trump Harris picks up endorsement of Texas Congressman Al Green 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.