Ocasio-Cortez says she will sign Trump impeachment resolution

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOcasio-Cortez endorses Engel primary challenger Forget politics — America needs a realistic debate about our energy future Ocasio-Cortez to Washington Redskins on 'Blackout Tuesday' post: 'Change your name' MORE (D-N.Y.) said Thursday that she would sign on to a resolution calling for an investigation into whether President TrumpDonald John TrumpFormer employees critique EPA under Trump in new report Fired State Department watchdog says Pompeo aide attempted to 'bully' him over investigations Virginia senator calls for Barr to resign over order to clear protests 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 TlaibPelosi: George Floyd death is 'a crime' Overnight Defense: Pentagon memo warns pandemic could go until summer 2021 | Watchdog finds Taliban violence is high despite US deal | Progressive Dems demand defense cuts Progressives demand defense budget cuts amid coronavirus pandemic 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. GreenThe Hill's Coronavirus Report: Miami mayor worries about suicide and domestic violence rise; Trump-governor debate intensifies Overnight Energy: Iconic national parks close over coronavirus concerns | New EPA order limits telework post-pandemic | Lawmakers urge help for oil and gas workers Bipartisan lawmakers urge assistance for oil and gas workers 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 NadlerHouse Judiciary Committee to hold hearing on police brutality next week House Judiciary to hear whistleblowers on 'politicization' of Justice Dept under Trump House Democrats unveil measure to condemn police brutality MORE (D-N.Y.) said Thursday that he would subpoena the full Mueller report, without redactions.