Texas Democrat to start process to impeach Trump

Green, who plans to make a formal announcement on Wednesday, has maintained that Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey on May 9 constituted obstruction of justice.

“The facts are simple and indisputable,” Green said Tuesday in a statement. “The president fired the FBI director because the director was investigating the president’s campaign connections to Russian interference in the presidential election.”

Green said Comey’s anticipated congressional testimony on Thursday is immaterial — the president’s behavior, not Comey’s, is the issue.

“This will remain obstruction of justice regardless of the findings of any investigation,” he said.