Politics Ted Lieu Says Congress Will Start Impeachment Process If Trump Fires Investigators

23:10  17 june  2017
23:10  17 june  2017 Source:   Time

Dem: Congress will begin impeachment if Trump fires Mueller, Rosenstein

  Dem: Congress will begin impeachment if Trump fires Mueller, Rosenstein Rep. Ted Lieu said Friday that Congress would "begin impeachment proceedings" if Trump fired the special counsel and deputy attorney general."All Americans, regardless of party, agree on the fundamental principle that no one is above the law," Lieu said on MSNBC. "And if President Trump were to fire Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein, and then (get) special counsel Mueller fired, I believe Congress would begin impeachment proceedings.

Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) said Friday that Congress would come together and “begin impeachment proceedings” against President Trump if he fired special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

This news comes just two days after Congressman Ted Lieu posted a photo on Twitter along with Fun fact: If there are impeachment proceedings, this is where it would start . Just sayin’.” (link). Report: Donald Trump 's latest meltdown has Republicans in Congress looking for the "off ramp".

US Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) © Photograph by Alex Wong—Getty US Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA)

Representative Ted Lieu of California said he believes Congress will start the impeachment process if President Donald Trump fires special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

“All Americans, regardless of party, agree on the fundamental principle that no one is above the law,” Lieu said in an interview with MSNBC Friday. “And if President Trump were to fire Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein, and then got special counsel Mueller fired, I believe Congress would begin impeachment proceedings.”

The remarks come after President Trump took to Twitter to claim there was a “witch hunt” against him and stating that he was personally under investigation for firing former FBI Director James Comey.

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