Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezConservative group files ethics complaint over Ocasio-Cortez appearance at Met Gala If .5 trillion 'infrastructure' bill fails, it's bye-bye for an increasingly unpopular Biden The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by National Industries for the Blind - Schumer: Dem unity will happen eventually; Newsom prevails MORE (D-N.Y.) said Thursday that she would sign on to a resolution calling for an investigation into whether President TrumpDonald TrumpOhio Republican who voted to impeach Trump says he won't seek reelection Youngkin breaks with Trump on whether Democrats will cheat in the Virginia governor's race Trump endorses challenger in Michigan AG race 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."
Mueller’s report is clear in pointing to Congress’ responsibility in investigating obstruction of justice by the President.— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) April 18, 2019
It is our job as outlined in Article 1, Sec 2, Clause 5 of the US Constitution.
As such, I’ll be signing onto @RashidaTlaib’s impeachment resolution. https://t.co/CgPZJiULOL
Fellow freshman Rep. Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibDemocratic bill would force Fed to defund fossil fuels Democrats brace for battle on Biden's .5 trillion spending plan 'Squad' members call on Biden to shut down Line 3 pipeline in Minnesota 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. GreenThousands march on Washington in voting rights push Rental aid emerges as new housing fight after eviction ban Rep. Al Green, Texas state lawmaker arrested outside Capitol during voting rights protest 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 NadlerAngelina Jolie spotted in Capitol meeting with senators House panel advances immigration language for reconciliation bill Hillicon Valley —Apple is not a monopoly, judge rules MORE (D-N.Y.) said Thursday that he would subpoena the full Mueller report, without redactions.