Republican Justin Amash Calls to Impeach Trump and Faces Party’s Wrath [VIDEO]

As the only Republican in Congress to call for the impeachment of Donald Trump, Justin Amash is facing his own party’s wrath.

In a series of tweets on Saturday, the Michigan congressman said attempts to obstruct justice as outlined in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election amounted to “impeachable conduct”. He also accused the attorney general, William Barr, of misleading the US public.

Amash wrote:

“While impeachment should be undertaken only in extraordinary circumstances,” he tweeted, saying that unlike many of his colleague he had read the 448-page report in full, “the risk we face in an environment of extreme partisanship is not that Congress will employ it as a remedy too often but rather that Congress will employ it so rarely that it cannot deter misconduct.”

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