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Justin Amash Drops Out Of Run For The White House

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Justin Amash Drops Out Of Run For The White House

Justin Amash Drops Out Of Run For The White House

During his short-lived run for the US presidency, Rep.

Justin Amash of Michigan faced an uphill battle.

According to Business Insider, Amash announced Saturday he will not seek the Libertarian nomination for the White House.

Having abandoned the Republican party last year, Amash has heavily criticized President Donald Trump and has supported his impeachment.

During his campaign, Amash said he wanted to represent the millions of Americans who do not feel well represented by either major party.


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