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12-01-2016, 06:48 PM
The One House Republican Who Can’t Stop Criticizing Donald Trump

Principle isn’t dead everywhere.

12/01/2016
Matt Fuller

Within the Republican rat race to shift core principles and cozy up to the Trump administration, there’s one Republican in the House who seems totally uninterested in running the maze.

When Donald Trump proposed a year of jail or loss of citizenship for burning the flag, this congressman said no president should be allowed to “burn the First Amendment.”

When Trump said only the media thinks his potential conflicts of interest are “a big deal,” he quote tweeted the president-elect to say that it was indeed a big deal, affixing Trump’s hashtag, #draintheswamp.

And when Trump indicated he would nominate Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) to be attorney general, he said he was “deeply concerned” by the pick.

Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) says it’s not difficult for him to criticize Trump. He’s just being consistent.

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