Trump frightens Republicans but ‘doesn’t scare me,’ departing party congressman Amash says

Politics July 8, 2019 / 3:52 AM / Updated 7 hours ago Trump frightens Republicans but 'doesn't scare me,' departing party congressman Amash says 3 Min Read WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressman who is leaving the Republican Party said on Sunday that President Donald Trump’s personal attacks against critics intimidate others in the party from speaking out against him, but said, “It doesn’t scare me.” FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Justin Amash (R-MI), who recently tweeted his view that the Mueller report on Russia showed that President Trump had obstructed justice, arrives for a House Oversight Committee Hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. May 22, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. congressman who is leaving the Republican Party said on Sunday that President Donald Trump’s personal attacks against critics intimidate others in the party from speaking out against him, but said, “It doesn’t scare me.” Representative Justin Amash, who quit the party last week, told CNN that Republican lawmakers fear being […]

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