Rep. Amash sets Grand Rapids town hall, days after controversy for impeachment talk – MLive.com

Rep. Amash sets Grand Rapids town hall, days after controversy for \impeachment\ talk - MLive.com
Why Justin Amashs Anti-Trump Solo Act Is Doomed
FILE – This March 28, 2017, file photo shows Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., followed by Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, leaving a closed-door strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington. Amash isnt taking back his call for President Trumps impeachment. The fourth-term congressman took considerable heat on Monday, May 20, 2019, for tweeting over the weekend that special counsel Robert Muellers report outlined obstruction by the president.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Just days after controversy erupted over U.S. Rep. Justin Amashs support of impeachment proceedings for President Trump, the congressman has set a town hall meeting for Grand Rapids.

Justin Amash, after Trump tweets, to host town hall Tuesday in Grand Rapids

Amash, R-Cascade Township, will meet with constituents from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 28 at Grand Rapids Christian High School, 2300 Plymouth Ave. SE. The meeting will be in the DeVos Center for Arts and Worship.

Justin Amash is the first Republican congressman to support impeachment proceedings against President Trump.

The congressman came under scrutiny May 18 when he posted a series of Tweets to outline his support for impeachment proceedings. As such, he is the only Republican congress member to do so.

The following days brought an announcement from the wealthy DeVos family about no longer supporting him financially.

In the 2013-14 election cycle, the last time Amash faced a strong primary competitor, the family contributed about $65,000 to his campaign, according to the Michigan Campaign Finance Network.

Amash made his comments about impeachment, he said, after carefully and completely reading the redacted Mueller report.

The report was the culmination of an investigation into whether Trump or his aides colluded with Russia in efforts to influence the 2016 election outcome. Mueller found no collusion, but left open the question whether Trump obstructed justice.

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