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Justin Amash is an American lawyer and politician who has served as the U.S. Representative for Michigan's 3rd congressional district since 2011. Originally a member of the Republican Party, Amash became an independent in July 2019 before joining the Libertarian Party in April 2020, becoming the first Libertarian Party member to serve in Congress. In July 2020, Amash announced that he would not run for reelection to Congress.
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2020 town halls, abortion and impeachment talk2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg joined Fox News for a town hall, while other Democratic candidates have refused. Meanwhile, GOP Rep. Justin Amash broke with his party on the issue of..
Justin Amash Abandons Third-Party Presidential BidThe Michigan conservative said the “extraordinary challenges” of campaigning in the current environment had discouraged him from challenging President Trump and Joe Biden.
Justin Amash Abandons 2020 Campaign, Citing Pandemic and PolarizationThe Michigan conservative said the “extraordinary challenges” of campaigning in the current environment had discouraged him from challenging President Trump and Joe Biden.
Justin Amash, Third-Party Spoiler? Michigan Experts Are SkepticalDemocrats worry that if the congressman runs for president, he could siphon votes in a state Donald Trump narrowly won four years ago. But strategists say this election is much different.
Q.&.A. With Justin Amash“What we need in Washington is a little more humility and trust of the people,” said Mr. Amash, a Michigan congressman and former Republican. He told us why he was seeking the Libertarian Party’s..
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Rep. Justin Amash exploring 2020 run for Libertarian nominationRep. Justin Amash, a Republican-turned-independent said on Twitter that the U.S. was ready for new leadership.
Justin Amash Moves Toward a Third-Party Bid for PresidentMr. Amash, an independent congressman from Michigan who left the Republican Party last year, said he was exploring running as a Libertarian, adding new volatility to the race.
Justin Amash's district might abandon Trump, tooRep. Justin Amash has sharply criticized the president and left the GOP, but it remains to be seen what his district will do
2020 Daily Trail Markers: Harris unveils "Camp Kamala en Español"Harris looks to train Spanish-speaking volunteers, Klobuchar pitches gun control in South Carolina, and Democrats target Amash's seat
The Republicans Who Voted to Condemn Trump’s Remarks (and Other Things to Know)Only four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the party to become an independent.
Representative Justin Amash, Newly Independent, Resigns From Oversight CommitteeAfter leaving the Republican Party, Mr. Amash withdrew from the committee, most likely pre-empting his removal but depriving Democrats on the panel of their only bipartisan ally.
Amash withdraws from House GOP conference, gives up oversight committee seatThe news comes several days after the Michigan congressman said he was leaving the Republican Party to become an Independent.
Justin Amash: The few times a member of Congress has left a political party in recent historyAmash's announcement that he's leaving the Republican Party makes him part of a small group of congressmen that have quit or changed political parties.
Michigan Rep. Justin Amash quitting GOPRep. Justin Amash of Michigan says he is leaving the Republican Party because he has become disenchanted with partisan politics. Amash was the lone Republican member of Congress to support the..
Justin Amash Leaves G.O.P. After Onslaught From TrumpMr. Amash, a libertarian representative from Michigan, has faced fierce attacks from President Trump since becoming the first Republican in Congress to call for impeachment.
Trump lashes out at Justin Amash, calls him 'one of the dumbest & most disloyal' in CongressPresident Donald Trump responded to Rep. Justin Amash's op-ed about leaving the GOP, calling him "one of the dumbest & most disloyal men in Congress."
Only Republican to accuse Trump of impeachable acts is leaving the GOPThe only Republican in Congress to accuse President Trump of impeachable acts says he's leaving the Republican Party. In a Washington Post op-ed Rep. Justin Amash said he's becoming an independent. He..
Justin Amash, sole Republican in Congress to support Trump impeachment, says he's now an independentMichigan Rep. Justin Amash, the sole Republican in Congress to support impeaching President Donald Trump, said on July 4 that he's leaving the GOP.
Donald Trump Jr. threatens to help challenge against Rep., Justin Amash, who supports impeachmentRep. Justin Amash replied to Donald Trump Jr.'s primary challenge threat by using a reference to emails from the Mueller investigation.
Justin Amash leaves House Freedom CaucusThe Michigan Republican has become alienated in his own party
GOP Rep. Justin Amash leaves far-right Freedom Caucus he helped foundAmash was the first GOP lawmaker to call for Trump's impeachment, and he has been an outspoken libertarian voice during his four terms in Congress.