Articles Tagged 'Justin Amash'
Justin Amash gone from House Freedom Caucus after saying Trump’s conduct was ‘impeachable’
Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he was leaving the influential conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he attracted the ire of… READ MORE
Amash gets primary challenger after Trump impeachment tweets
A pro-Trump state lawmaker in his second term said Monday he plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Justin Amash in the Republican primary in 2020, saying… READ MORE
House rejects new limits on government surveillance powers
In a victory for the Trump administration, the House on Thursday approved legislation to renew government surveillance powers while voting down new limits on how… READ MORE
Trump, Freedom Caucus turn on each other
President Trump on Thursday used Twitter to rip into the conservative House Freedom Caucus, which quickly returned fire as Republicans turned on one another a… READ MORE
Trump threatens to ‘fight’ Freedom Caucus in midterms
Trump warned that the group could “hurt the entire Republican agenda” if its members clash with party leaders, lumping them together with Democrats on a… READ MORE
Tea Party Circles the Wagons Around Justin Amash
No House Republican enrages the business-friendly wing of the GOP more than Justin Amash. But members and operatives who hoped to end his political career… READ MORE
Michigan GOP leaves Justin Amash to fend for himself
Washington— Not one fellow Michigan congressional Republican has donated money to U.S. Rep. Justin Amash in his competitive GOP primary race against Grand Rapids area businessman Brian Ellis.
In fact, two retiring congressmen said they are considering giving cash to the Cascade Township Republican’s opponent.
His GOP Michigan colleagues have funneled money to other vulnerable members, including Reps. Dan Benishek… READ MORE
Amash up big in Club for Growth poll
Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) has a commanding lead in his primary, according to a poll conducted by the Club for Growth, which is backing the congressman.
Amash has a 60 percent to 12 percent lead over Brian Ellis (R), according to the poll, and his approval rating is 61 percent with Republicans in the district.
Partisan polls, especially ones conducted… READ MORE
NSA Tries to Save Surveillance Program Before Vote on Amash Proposal
The National Security Agency held four hours worth of â€œtop secretâ€ briefings Tuesday to lobby members of the House to continue funding its secret surveillance program.
First reported by the Huffington Post, the head of the NSA, Gen. Keith B. Alexander, urged House lawmakers during the two classified briefings to oppose an amendment from Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., that would… READ MORE
Michigan: Granholm Wonâ€™t Run for Open Senate Seat
Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm announced Friday via Facebook that she will not run for retiring Sen. Carl Levinâ€™s seat.
â€œFriends, thanks for all of the encouragement on the Michigan Senate seat, but Iâ€™m not going to run,â€ the Democrat wrote. â€œI appreciate all of the outreach Iâ€™ve received; for several reasons itâ€™s just not right for us (itâ€™s a… READ MORE