Rep. Al Green (D-TX) is certain that President Donald Trump has already committed enough misdeeds in his short time in office to warrant impeachment, reports Aaron Rupar.

Green told Think Progress that Trump’s firing of FBI Director Jim Comey while his campaign is under FBI investigation—followed by the president admission that he did so partly because of his frustrations over the Russia investigation—as well as Trump’s threat to the ousted director on Twitter, are more than enough to initiate impeachment proceedings.

Green said impeachment is necessary to demonstrate that “nobody is above the law in this country.”

Green told Rupar that whether the FBI is or is not able to conduct a thorough investigation into Trump’s Russia ties is beside the point, arguing that Trump’s attempt to obstruct the investigation is an impeachable offense regardless of whether any other wrongdoing is uncovered by the probe.

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