In an interview with MSNBC's Steve Kornacki on 'MTP Daily,' Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) says that the White House's reported plan to invoke executive privilege and block former White House counsel Don McGahn's from testifying would justify the launch of an impeachment inquiry.
"Let me be clear; if Don McGahn doesn't testify, it is time to open an impeachment inquiry," Cicilline said Monday. "The president has engaged in an ongoing effort to impede our ability to find the truth, to collect evidence, to do our work, and this is preventing us really from ultimately finding the facts and doing our work in terms of oversight."
"And I think we have now seen a pattern where the White House's continuing effort to impede our search for the truth," he said. "No one is above the law, including the president of the United States and we expect Mr. McGahn to come before the committee and testify."
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) tweeted she agreed with Cicilline: