PressTV-Trump allies move to impeach Deputy AG Rosenstein

A group of Republican lawmakers in the House of Representatives have drafted articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as a “last resort” to gain control over a damaging probe into President Donald Trump’s alleged ties with Russia.

Representative Mark Meadows, who chairs the House Freedom Caucus which drafted the articles, told the Washington Post on Monday that the document will be put into use only “if the Department of Justice fails to respond” to their requests.

Apparently, Meadows and other close allies of the Republican president have asked Rosenstein, the highest government authority overseeing the probe, to provide documents that outline the decisions made by law enforcement officials involved.

“My frustrations about their inability to respond to simple requests could warrant further action,” Meadows told the Post, noting that many of his colleagues were growing frustrated with…

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