Only hours ago, House Freedom Caucus members introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
This is a probability that the nation has feared for some time, especially in light of the fact that this decision may very well spark a constitutional crisis.
Representatives Mark Meadows and Jim Jordan introduced the articles late this evening.
Thankfully, the resolution was not “privileged,” which would have forced the House to bring the matter to the floor.
This is the most aggressive move Republicans have made against the Department of Justice as well as the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, and it must be taken seriously.
There is a rapid response plan in place for exactly such a situation in which emergency protests will be held across the country.
Our president has treaded the line of demagoguery before, but this is a dangerous step towards authoritarianism which must be resisted at all levels.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation has resulted in 32 indictments or guilty pleas, and three from companies.
There is no way to rationalize ending this investigation when it has yielded so much and while it still has so much to uncover.
This attempt to impeach Rosenstein is an attempt to derail the investigation into Russian interference in the United States government and it must be recognized as such.
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