The Texas representative seeks to assume control of a key committee overseeing national security. He shared his pitch exclusively with HuffPost.
The top contenders to replace him as chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee are unlikely to use the post to push for dramatic change.
One congressman accused the Facebook CEO of "hiding behind the poorest people in the world."
Democratic California Rep. Brad Sherman believes the president obstructed justice.
"The evidence we have is sufficient to move forward now," said Rep. Brad Sherman.