Mitt Romney Congratulates Justin Amash for Endorsing Trump’s Impeachment
Republican Senator and failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney congratulated Justin Amash for endorsing the impeachment of President Trump, speaking to CNN’s Jake Tapper on Sunday.
Curiously, Romney expressed praise for Amash’s decision to call for impeachment while declining to endorse it personally. He told Tapper that he “had reached a different conclusion” than Amash had, leaving the Michigan libertarian the only federal Republican legislator to take a stance in support of removing Trump from office.
Tapper presented Romney with a hilariously “softball-style” interview on his segment on CNN, outright worshipping the Utah Senator when he claimed that he was someone who “personally conducted himself according to a certain set of moral and ethical principles throughout his entire life.” He went on to goad Romney to critique the President from a moral high ground.
In reality, Romney made millions of dollars by destroying countless American jobs during his tenure at Bain Capital. He was in charge of eliminating and outsourcing jobs at American companies, sending them to China and India where executives could utilize cheap labor.
Romney doesn’t appear to be the only liberal Republican to frame his politics from a sense of personal financial interest, however. Reports have surfaced detailing Justin Amash’s business relationship with Chinese companies. Amash received more than $1 million from a Michigan family business heavily dependent on Chinese imports.
Progressives throughout the entire Democratic Party have swiftly jumped onto a bandwagon to endorse Amash’s “courageous” call for the President’s impeachment. However, voters in his district may not be as enthusiastic- potential primary challengers willing to stand firmly behind an America First trade and immigration platform have already begun organizing to take down the only Republican congressman to endorse the Democratic call for impeachment.