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Tlaib asking colleagues to support impeachment investigation resolution

Rep. Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibHouse rejects GOP resolution to censure Waters Can policing be reformed? GOP believes Democrats handing them winning 2022 campaign MORE (D-Mich.) is asking colleagues to support a resolution to investigate President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump: LeBron James's 'racist rants' are divisive, nasty North Carolina man accused of fraudulently obtaining .5M in PPP loans Biden announces picks to lead oceans, lands agencies 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 ComeyShowtime developing limited series about Jan. 6 Capitol riot Wray says FBI not systemically racist John Durham's endgame: Don't expect criminal charges MORE as well as hush money payments made through former Trump attorney Michael CohenMichael Dean CohenVacant New York office space reaches highest level since 1994 Trump Organization adds veteran criminal defense attorney Manhattan DA investigating Trump says he won't seek reelection MORE to adult-film star Stormy Daniels and another woman who alleged past affairs.

Attorney General William BarrBill BarrGroups see new openings for digging up dirt on Trump Amy Coney Barrett receives million advance for book deal: report Garland rescinds Trump-era memo curtailing consent decrees MORE's summary of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerWhy a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel CNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened 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. GreenBipartisan lawmakers call for action on anti-hate crime measures House Democrat sits on Capitol steps to protest extremist threat Biden pledges support for Texas amid recovery from winter storm 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.