Thursday, July 4, 2019

Trump celebrates after Rep. Amash, a fierce critic of the president, says he’s leaving GOP

Don't let the door hit you on the way out, Justin!
Fox News reports Michigan Rep. Justin Amash announced Thursday that he is leaving the Republican Party, saying he is disenchanted and “frightened” by party politics -- a move that was quickly described as "great news" by President Trump.

Amash, a libertarian and a critic of President Trump, made the announcement in an op-ed for The Washington Post, in which he said he had once run as a Republican due to the GOP’s belief in limited government, economic freedom and individual liberty.

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