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Saying President Trump “engaged in impeachable conduct,” Michigan’s Justin Amish becomes the first Republican member of Congress to call for the President’s removal from office

While five-term Congressman Justin Amash has long been a critic of Donald Trump’s, today is the first time, to my knowledge, that he’s gone so far as to say that the President should be forcefully removed from office. And, this tweet of his, I believe, makes him the first Republican in Congress to call for […]

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Just because Mueller’s been appointed to investigate the Trump-Russia connection, doesn’t mean we should allow Congressional Republicans off the hook

Saying, “The public interest requires me to place this investigation under the authority of a person who exercises a degree of independence from the normal chain of command,” Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein this evening announced that he had appointed well-respected, former FBI Director Robert Mueller to head an independent investigation into Russia’s involvement in […]

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Identifying those Michigan politicians helping Trump to obstruct justice and holding them accountable

Earlier this evening, I took to Facebook as asked if, as far as anyone knew, there existed on online spreadsheet of Michigan’s elected officials, showing whether or not they’d yet to make a public statement about FBI Director Comey’s firing, and, if so, whether or not they supported the idea of an independent investigation. While […]

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It looks like the Republicans are going to try for a third time to kill Obamacare, rob 26 million Americans of their health insurance, eliminate the protections afforded people with preexisting conditions, defund Planned Parenthood, and give the resulting $600 billion to the rich

It looks as though self-proclaimed master dealmaker Donald Trump, who just last year apparently told bestselling author Jon Meacham that, had he been President at the time of Lincoln, he would have been able to strike a deal to prevent the Civil War from happening, is going to try once again to repeal Obamacare and […]

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It’s time to let the nine Michigan Republicans in Congress know that we hold them personally responsible for the shutdown

Today I received an email from Lon Johnson, the Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party. In it, he shared the following fact. “Every single Michigan Republican member of Congress,” he said, “voted in favor of the government shutdown.” I suppose I knew that, but, as I tend to hold those members of Congress who identify […]

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