Michigan Rep. Justin Amash Quitting Republican Party

Amash had been the only Republican in Congress to say Trump engaged in impeachable conduct.

  • Published 4 July 2019

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, the only Republican in Congress to call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, said Thursday he is leaving the GOP because he has become disenchanted with partisan politics and “frightened by what I see from it.” In an opinion article published in the Washington Post, on July 4, Amash said partisan politics is damaging American democracy. “I am declaring my independence and leaving the Republican… Read at AP News