Michigan’s Amash, GOP Trump critic, faces major problem


Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, the primary Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct, is dealing with a major problem.

State Rep. Jim Decrease (LOW’-ur) introduced Monday he is operating for the western Michigan seat. The announcement got here two days after Amash despatched a sequence of tweets faulting Trump and Legal professional Normal William Barr over particular counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling within the 2016 election.

The 30-year-old Decrease, of Greenville, says he made the announcement sooner than deliberate after Amash attacked Trump.

Decrease calls himself a “pro-Trump, pro-life, pro-jobs, pro-Second Modification, pro-family values Republican.” He’s in his second time period within the Michigan Home after working as a legislative staffer and political guide.

Amash was first elected in 2010 and overcame a 2014 major problem.