Where Your Speech Is Free And Your Comment Is King - Post A Link

THE NEWS COMMENTER

Screenshot Dailycaller.com
VOTE  (0)  (0)

Justin Amash Resigns From House Freedom Caucus


Added 06-11-19 12:16:02am EST - “Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash resigned from the House Freedom Caucus Monday, citing his desire to not be "a further distraction for the group."” - Dailycaller.com

CLICK TO SHARE

Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailycaller.com: “Justin Amash Resigns From House Freedom Caucus”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash resigned from the House Freedom Caucus Monday, citing his efforts to not be “a further distraction for the group.”

“I have the highest regard for [the caucus], and they’re my close friends,” Amash, who is a founding member of the House Freedom Caucus and the lone Republican of the group to call for impeaching the president, told CNN. “I didn’t want to be a further distraction for the group.”

The libertarian congressman’s decision comes in the wake of a series of tweets last month accusing President Donald Trump of having committed “impeachable offenses.”

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY), Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) exit the Senate chamber after Paul spoke about surveillance legislation on the Senate floor, on Capitol Hill, May 31, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

“Here are my principal conclusions,” Amash, an outspoken GOP critic of the president, wrote on Twitter last month. “1. Attorney General Barr has deliberately misrepresented Mueller’s report. 2. President Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct. 3. Partisanship has eroded our system of checks and balances. 4. Few members of Congress have read the report.”

Read more...



Post a comment.

CLICK TO SHARE

BACK TO THE HOME-PAGE