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As Rosenstein announces new indictments of Russian hackers who targeted the 2016 US election, Republicans renew push to impeach him

Posted On: Jul 13, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

As Rosenstein announces new indictments of Russian hackers who targeted the 2016 US election, Republicans renew push to impeach him

A group of conservative House Republican are a step closer to filing impeachment documents targeting the deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein.
The move, first reported by Politico on Friday, comes just hours after Rosenstein announced a dozen new indictments against a dozen Russian intelligence officers who targeted the 2016 US presidential election.
Members of the House Freedom Caucus have floated the impeachment idea recently, citing what they see as Rosenstein's "slow-walking" of an investigation into perceived political bias against Trump at the FBI.
For his part, Rosenstein has previously slapped down the impeachment threats, saying May, "The Department of Justice is not going to be extorted."
A group of House Republicans are reportedly ramping up their effort to impeach the deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein.
Members of the House Freedom Caucus moved a step closer to that on Friday, around the same time Rosenstein was announcing new indictments against a dozen Russian intelligence officers who...

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