KCRC Resolution to Censure Justin Amash US Senate Candidate

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A Resolution by the Kent County Republican Committee
To Censure Justin Amash, Candidate for US Senate for Actions to Impeach President Donald J Trump

WHEREAS, former Congressman Justin Amash, a resident of Kent County, is running for the Michigan US Senate Seat; and,

WHEREAS, on July 4, 2019, then Congressman Justin Amash published an op-ed in the Washington Post in which he announced that “he was leaving the Republican Party to became an Independent”; and,

WHEREAS, on October 31, 2019, then Congressman Justin Amash was the only non-Democrat in the US House of Representatives to vote for an impeachment inquiry against
President Donald J Trump in connection with the Trump-Ukraine scandal; and,

WHEREAS, on December 18, 2019, then Congressman Justin Amash voted in favor of both articles of impeachment proceedings against President Donald J Trump, the only non-Democrat to vote in favor of either article; and,

WHEREAS, on February 5, 2020, when Mitt Romney was the only Republican senator who voted to convict Donald J Trump in his Senate trial, Justin Amash tweeted, "Thank you, @SenatorRomney, for upholding your oath to support and defend the Constitution. You will never regret putting your faith in God and doing right according to the law and your conscience,” (Tweeter/X); and,

WHEREAS, on April 28, 2020, then Congressman Justin Amash announced that he had joined the Libertarian Party (Reason.com); and,

WHEREAS, then Congressman Justin Amash ran for re-election to the US House of Representatives representing the Third Michigan Congressional District and withdrew from the race prior to the General Election on November 3, 2020; and,

WHEREAS, then Congressman Justin Amash left Congress in January 2021 as the only Libertarian to serve in Congress; and,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Kent County Republican Committee hereby censures former Congressman Justin Amash, who is running for the Michigan US Senate Seat, for voting to impeach the 45th President of the United States.

Adopted by the Kent County Republican Executive Committee on April 29, 2024.

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