Ocasio-Cortez says she will sign Trump impeachment resolution

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezThe unintended consequences of interest rate caps The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump threatens jail time over 'treason' and 'spying' Lewandowski: Why Joe Biden won't make it to the White House — again MORE (D-N.Y.) said Thursday that she would sign on to a resolution calling for an investigation into whether 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 should be impeached, citing special counsel Robert Mueller's report in her decision-making. 

"Mueller’s report is clear in pointing to Congress’ responsibility in investigating obstruction of justice by the President," she tweeted. 

"It is our job as outlined in Article 1, Sec 2, Clause 5 of the US Constitution," the progressive lawmaker added. "As such, I’ll be signing onto @RashidaTlaib’s impeachment resolution."

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Fellow freshman Rep. Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibTlaib calls on Amash to join impeachment resolution Rep. Tlaib is wrong — Jews were never given 'a safe haven' in Palestine Tlaib becomes first Muslim woman to preside over House MORE (D-Mich.) last month introduced a resolution calling for an investigation by the House Judiciary Committee into whether Trump committed impeachable offenses. Tlaib said at the time that she hopes the resolution "ensures we don't have a lawless society that results in irreparable harm to the American people." 

Rep. Al GreenAlexander (Al) N. GreenTlaib blasts arrests of pro-impeachment protesters on Capitol Hill The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Pass USMCA Coalition - Deadline approaches for 2020 Dems Dems warn of 'constitutional crisis' but wary of impeachment MORE (D-Texas) also reiterated his support for impeaching Trump after the Mueller report's publication. Green has repeatedly pressed for Trump’s removal, including over the objections of House Democratic leadership.

He said during a Thursday press conference that Mueller has "given us ample evidence for us to move forward with impeachment." 

Green's previous pushes for impeachment have won the support of approximately 60 Democrats each on the House floor.

The Department of Justice on Thursday released a redacted version of Mueller's report looking at Russian interference in the 2016 election. The report said no one from the Trump campaign conspired with Moscow during the campaign, but left open the question of whether or not Trump obstructed justice after taking office.

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerDemocrats are running out of stunts to pull from impeachment playbook Trump asks if Nadler will look into Clinton's 'deleted and acid washed' emails Trump tweets conservative commentator's criticism of FBI director MORE (D-N.Y.) said Thursday that he would subpoena the full Mueller report, without redactions.