New Poll Shows How Amash Stacks Up Against Primary Challenger After Impeachment Talk — It’s Not Pretty

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A new poll shows support for Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) is trailing behind challenger state Rep. Jim Lower after he pushed for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.

According to a poll by Practical Political Consulting, Amash is down 16 points compared to Lower, with the results being 49-33. This loss of support may be caused by Amash’s criticism of Trump and calls for impeachment.

As IJR Red reported, Trump is reportedly considering formally backing Amash’s challenger and has reportedly discussed the possibility with Vice President Mike Pence, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), and RNC chair Ronna McDaniel.

While she didn’t confirm the report, McDaniel did weigh in:

“The only people still fixated on the Russia collusion hoax are political foes of President Trump hoping to defeat him in 2020 by any desperate means possible. Voters in Amash’s district strongly support this president and would rather their congressman work to support the president’s policies that have brought jobs, increased wages and made life better for Americans.”

Amash has taken to Twitter to explain his opinion, claiming that he believes that the Mueller report proves the Trump committed impeachable offenses, as IJR Red reported.

Take a look:

“Some of the president’s actions were inherently corrupt,” Amash wrote on Twitter. “Other actions were corrupt—and therefore impeachable—because the president took them to serve his own interests.”

His criticism of the president is nothing new, yet many of his constituents have questioned why he is breaking from his party on the issue. As IJR Red reported, pro-Trump Michiganders are even organizing a rally to “Squash Amash” later this week.

The lawmaker also has chosen to leave the Freedom Caucus after the group that he helped start formally condemned his impeachment talk. Amash continues to face opposition from Republicans, and it is uncertain if he has enough support for his reelection.

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Jenny Teeter
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Should not have messed with our president. He was paying attention to the polls and thought he could make a name for himself. Dummy, doesn’t he know Trump supporters show up at election time. Not interested in arguing their case. Leave that along with violent behavior to the Dems.

Otis
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Amash will be squashed in the next election.

Screwtape
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Good. Amash has proven to be a Never Trumper/RINO.

Legal scholars will debate whether “obstruction” , if it happened, can exist without any actual crime. q.v. the Mueller report.

So, like those who deny the delusion (not collusion) of transgenders, are you really guilty pf anything? Not so, according to the Leftist thought police.

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uncle_ree@hotmail.com

amash is a political hypocrite and a piece or merde

General Confusion
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“This loss of support may be caused by Amash’s criticism of Trump and calls for impeachment.” article

Seems a lot of people are confused by the concept of country over party.

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