President Donald Trump has fumed about Mueller's probe and repeatedly called it a "witch hunt".
House Republicans have criticized Rosenstein for not being responsive enough as they have requested documents related to the Russian Federation investigation as well as a closed investigation into Democrat Hillary Clinton's emails.
Rosenstein signed off on the Federal Bureau of Investigation surveillance renewal application to wiretap Page.
If the proposal cleared the House, it would need a two-thirds vote in the Senate for Rosenstein to lose his job. Sen.
But since the documents were introduced just before House lawmakers are getting ready to leave for the five-week summer recess, they may simply serve as a warning to the deputy attorney general or as a gauge of public support for the move heading toward midterms.
Republicans Introduce Articles Of Impeachment Against Rod Rosenstein House Conservatives Introduce Articles Of Impeachment Against Rod Rosenstein
On Wednesday, Meadows said he could file a privileged motion to force a vote on the resolution to remove Rosenstein from his position.
Put another way, if seems more possible that instead of rooting out some secret government conspiracy to hide documents, these conservatives' frustration over access is rooted more in normal tension between information sharing between the executive and legislative branch.
But Republican lawmakers maintain that while the Justice Department is turning over more materials, it has yet to fully comply with the subpoenas.
Democrats have criticized the Republican efforts to pressure the Justice Department, saying they are attempts to undermine Mueller's investigation.
"The DOJ is keeping information from Congress", Jordan said, referring to the Department of Justice. Rosenstein, along with FBI Director Christopher Wray, faced dozens of angry Republicans at a House hearing last month. "An attempt by complicit Republicans led by Meadows and Jordan to delegitimize a probe being conducted by DOJ".
'It's time to hold Mr Rosenstein accountable for blocking Congress's constitutional oversight role'. His open threat of triggering a vote on impeachment - which he can do if he follows a certain set of procedural rules - could help him win concessions on other contentious issues before the House.
A Justice Department official said the agency had no comment.
Nine US 'duck boat' victims from the same family - governor
She said that after a while she felt there was nothing left to do but give up her fight and let go, allowing God to take her. Carolyn Coleman said she and her husband are planning to make a trip to IN for the funeral after the bodies are released.
Pakistan election rigged in Imran Khan's favour, claims opponent
After his death, Army allowed general elections in 1988 and that was the first time when voter turnout dipped below 50 per cent. The head of the centre-right Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf party is likely to have to form a coalition if he wants to govern though.
Trump administration plans $12 billion bailout for U.S. farmers hurt by tariffs
The aid will be financed through the USDA's Commodity Credit Corporation and will not require congressional approval, Perdue said. Trump's claims that unfair trade practices have resulted in a deficit, saying that it is simply a matter of macroeconomics.