Anti-Trump conservatives are criticizing Rep. Justin Amash, a Republican-turned-indepedent who announced he is exploring a run for the Libertarian Party’s nomination for November’s presidential election, arguing his candidacy would improve the president’s re-election chances. Amash, who has represented Michigan’s 3rd district in the U.S. House since 2011, is a critic of President Donald Trump and backed his impeachment. Amash quit the Republican Party in July 2019 after clashing with Trump. On Tuesday evening, Amash said he had launched an exploratory committee to seek the Libertarian nomination for the next presidential election. “Americans are ready for practical approaches based in humility and trust of the people,” he wrote on Twitter. “We’re ready for a presidency that will restore respect for our Constitution and bring people together. I’m excited and honored to be taking these first steps toward serving Americans of every background as president.” But some of those on the right who also oppose Trump’s presidency said Amash risked drawing vital support from the likely Democratic nominee Joe Biden in what is shaping up to be a heated contest in November. George Conway, the conservative lawyer and former Republican who is one of president’s fiercest critics from the right, wrote on… Read full this story
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