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I am definitely not lumping Amash in with the greater Republican party. I deliberately said Rep. Amash "represents a wing" of the party, because the voting record of many Republicans do not resemble his.

My understanding of Rep. Amash is that he is unpopular with House Republican leadership -- for example, John Boehner, the Speaker of the House, kicked him off the House Budget Committee.

Interestingly enough, Rep. Amash actually used his Facebook page to vent about this: https://www.facebook.com/repjustinamash/posts/47481308922476....




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