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Justin Amash Gets His Bluff Called, Votes Against Moving Impeachment Resolution Forward

This loud mouthed representative showed he is full of hot air.

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Rep. Justin Amash (I-MI) has emerged as one of the loudest proponents for impeaching President Donald Trump, but it seems the turncoat legislator is all talk. He voted against an impeachment resolution on Wednesday, as the measure was killed overwhelmingly in the House.

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Amash and 137 Democrats voted with House Republicans to table the impeachment resolution filed by Rep. Al Green (D-TX), who believes that Trump should be removed from office mainly because of some Twitter posts that he finds objectionable.

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“President Donald Trump’s racist comments that have legitimized and increased fear and hatred of new Americans and people of color,” Green said on the House floor Tuesday.

“Donald John Trump, by causing such harm to the society of the United States, is unfit to be president and warrants impeachment, trial and removal from office,” he added.

Even House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) refused to support the measure, claiming that the idea of impeachment is getting in the way of their real investigation of the President. She is not happy with Green for pushing the issue.

“We have six committees working on following the facts in terms of any abuse of power, obstruction of justice and the rest that the president may have engaged in,” she said at a news conference. “That is the serious path we’re on — not that Mr. Green is not serious, but we’ll deal with that on the floor.”

Amash has never had any legislative accomplishments as a career Washington D.C. politician, passing exactly zero bills during his time in Congress. His modus operandi is making statements that will get his name in the press while deriding his colleagues with real legislative achievements.

“From a principled moral position she is making a mistake. From a strategic position she is making a mistake. If she believes as I do that there’s impeachable conduct in [the Mueller report], then she should say so,” Amash said to CNN’s Jake Tapper, urging Pelosi to support impeachment.

“She should tell the American people we’re going to move forward with impeachment hearings and potentially articles of impeachment,” he added.

However, Amash voted with Pelosi to table the impeachment resolution when the rubber hit the road. He is apparently not too concerned with actually impeaching Trump, but just wants to complain about the issue in order to build a national following with the ‘Never Trump’ resistance.

He continues to virtue signal on Twitter against the President, rarely focusing on any other issue than his hatred for Trump:

Amash is thinking of mounting a third-party presidential campaign in 2020. He has no chance to win, but he could help the Democrats by drawing votes away from Trump in the crucial battleground state of Michigan.

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Deranged Democrat Demands Prosecution of 40,000 Trump Supporters Who Were OUTSIDE Capitol

Guilt by association.

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Texas Democrat Sheila Jackson Lee implied that every protestor who was outside of the Capitol on January 6th should face criminal prosecution in a Tuesday tweet threat, utilizing a “guilt-by-association” theory more commonly associated with the criminal justice system of third world countries.

Jackson Lee falsely claimed that the 40,000 protestors who arrived in the area of the Capitol in January all intended to overturn the election by killing the Speaker of the House, Mike Pence, and Members of Congress. In reality, there’s little to no reason that anyone outside of small handful of easily manipulated cosplayers intended to become seriously violent.

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Only a small minority of the protestors present at the January 6th protest engaged in any criminal trespassing and violent conduct. Peaceful protestors present at the event in fact urged those breaking boundaries to stop, likening them to Antifa criminals. Hundreds of individuals present at the event are being prosecuted- in some cases, on dubious grounds. Jackson Lee’s proposal would criminalize peaceful protest in a direct fashion.

Jackson Lee compared the peaceful protestors to Portland’s enduring anarchist criminal movement, ignoring that the January 6th event hasn’t repeated on a nightly basis in a fashion analogous to the anarcho-tyrannical city. While street criminals have been arrested at the Portland protests, Multnomah County’s left-wing prosecutor, Mike Schmidt, has consistently dropped criminal charges against nearly every arrestee involved in left-wing street violence.

Lee also likened left-wing rioters in Portland to “good people wanting good things to happen,” excusing systemic violence because she supports the aims of those who commit it.

Under the fist of anarcho-tyranny, there is no such thing as a neutral standard of “law.” There’s domination- impunity for those who obey those who wield the levers of political power, and severity against those who dare to challenge it though peaceful protest.


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