GOP Rep. Who Called For Trump’s Impeachment Goes On DISTURBING Rant About AG Bill Barr

GOP Rep. Who Called For Trump’s Impeachment Goes On DISTURBING Rant About AG Bill Barr

Not only was Michigan Rep. Justin Amash the first sitting Republican to call for President Trump’s impeachment, but he has also not ruled out a third-party run for the Oval Office.

On Tuesday, Amash went after Attorney General Bill Barr in an unhinged rant.


Attorney General Barr has deliberately misrepresented key aspects of Mueller’s report and decisions in the investigation, which has helped further the president’s false narrative about the investigation.

Mueller’s report says he chose not to decide whether Trump broke the law because there’s an official DoJ opinion that indicting a sitting president is unconstitutional, and because of concerns about impacting the president’s ability to govern and pre-empting possible impeachment.

Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) on Tuesday said he would not rule out a third-party challenge to President Trump in 2020.

The Hill asked Amash if he is thinking about leaving the Republican Party to run for president as the Libertarian Party candidate.

“I’m just focused on defending the Constitution, it’s not something I’ve thought about,” Amash said. “I don’t take things off the table like that, but it’s not something at the forefront of my considerations right now. I’m just focused on my job. I wouldn’t take running for governor off the table or Senate or statehouse, I don’t take things off the table.”

Amash this week became the first Republican in the House to support impeachment proceedings against Trump.

In interviews this year, Amash has toyed with the idea of switching parties and running for president. The Michigan Republican has described himself as the only Libertarian member of Congress and has been increasingly critical of the GOP, accusing the party of abandoning its conservative values in the age of Trump.

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