Tag Archives: Rep. Justin Amash

Limits to Federal Responsibility

     Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) writes: I voted no on the motion to suspend the rules and pass #S534, which federalizes criminal law with respect to certain child abuse reporting. Specifically, the bill makes it a federal crime for an … Continue reading

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Warrantless surveillance

Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) writes: On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives will take two extremely important votes related to something called #FISA702, which is a section of foreign intelligence surveillance law. One vote will be on passage of a bill, #S139, … Continue reading

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Justin Amash on the Hartzler Amendment to NDAA

Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) writes: “There’s an astonishing level of misinformation and disinformation about a certain amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, so I want to provide some clarity.” On July 13, the House … Continue reading

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Tom Reed makes poor use of facebook

Tom Reed recently posed as a facebook expert. In truth, he makes poor use of facebook. He has 700,000 constituents but only 4,400 likes on his official page. Here is information about some other Representatives: Representative Likes Justin Amash (R-MI) … Continue reading

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Rep. Amash (R-MI) on discrimination

Rep. Amash writes about discrimination: Source is here Genuine policy disagreements with my colleagues are not what make my job difficult on any given day; rather, it’s having to counter the steady stream of misinformation and disinformation coming from politicians, … Continue reading

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Rep. Amash on the budget

Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI), a Freedom Caucus member, writes: today, the House Freedom Caucus issued the following statement: The latest budget deal continues the sad pattern of the past five years: a fiscal monstrosity gets negotiated in secret with Obama, … Continue reading

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Justin Amash (R-MI) on the Speaker’s role

In place of genuine reforms, Republican leaders inundate the public with meaningless show votes. These bills and amendments are often poorly drafted and not intended to become law, but rather to give representatives talking points to bash the other side … Continue reading

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