Conservative Republican House members introduced articles of impeachment Wednesday evening against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, accusing him of stymying congressional oversight of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of alleged interference in the 2016 presidential campaign.
The resolution, introduced by Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., chairman of the House Freedom Caucus; Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio; and nine co-sponsors, alleges that Rosenstein has withheld documents from and made misleading statements to Congress.
It is not clear whether House Speaker Paul Ryan will allow the resolution to come to a vote.
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