Republican congressman Justin Amash says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by Rogifan, May 18, 2019.

  1. Rogifan macrumors Core


    Nov 14, 2011
    Long Twitter thread from Justin Amash. He’s no Republican squish either, he’s very conservative/libertarian.
  2. VulchR macrumors 68020


    Jun 8, 2009
    I do not want Congress to prejudge this, but it is their duty to decide whether or not to impeach and whether or not to convict. Both sides needs to stop playing politics. If he's innocent, then fine, and move on. If he's guilty, then impeach him and convict him. What mustn't happen is the ongoing internecine nonsense.

    IMO there is case to answer and the Mueller report invites Congressional investigation rather than precluding it. However, that investigation doesn't have to be some long drawn-out spectacle for Democratic or GOP party purposes.
  3. JayMysterio, May 18, 2019
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    JayMysterio macrumors 6502a


    Apr 24, 2010
    Rock Ridge, California
    Which cannot happen.

    There are too many who are invested in this administration to let it go down in flames before the next election. There are still judge seats to fill, more profit to be wrung, more personal & philosophical quests to be fulfilled, and more partisan games to be played.

    The tired refrain of "both sides must blah blah", is pretty much the same as "we need rainbows & unicorns to lead our way to love". It's honestly going to take more individuals like Amash to finally hit their own personal tipping points on what is acceptable. Only with the likes of McConnell & Graham, I'm afraid everything going down in flames will only seem like a hint to some that something maybe going wrong.
  4. samcraig macrumors P6

    Jun 22, 2009
    Let's be real. Trump has never heard of Justin and is only lashing out like a toddler because he came forward..

  5. Rogifan, May 19, 2019
    Last edited: May 19, 2019

    Rogifan thread starter macrumors Core


    Nov 14, 2011
    Justin Amash has around 200K Twitter followers. Nobody knew who he was. Now Trump has given the media a free pass to talk about him on every newscast. Instead or ignoring it and saying “Justin who?” if asked he’s elevated the guy. I say it all the time but it really is true: Trump is a #moron.
  6. appleisking macrumors 6502a

    May 24, 2013
    I’m confused the Mueller report is biased yet he claims absolves him? That’s some pretty bad bias right there
  7. samcraig macrumors P6

    Jun 22, 2009
    And a baby. Always the victim. Amash was spot on. Especially about reading the report. Which is why it's so funny that Trump is trying to make it seem Amash didn't read it. We know Trump hasn't.
  8. colourfastt macrumors 6502a


    Apr 7, 2009
    One of the biggest questions for the past couple of years has been: can Trump read at all?

    He appears to be functionally (though more like disfunctionally) illiterate.
  9. Rhonindk macrumors 68040


    Oct 3, 2014
    sitting on a beach watching a DC simulation ...
    Wasn't aware that the GOP had a Democratic Macaw.

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