Friday, May 12, 2017

Conservative Republican Justin Amash Signs On To Bill For An Independent Russia Investigation

Rep. Justin Amash, a member of the conservative Freedom Caucus, has joined legislation calling for a nonpartisan, independent commission to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Amash is the second House Republican to sign on to the bill and made the decision in the aftermath of former FBI Director James Comey's firing this week. Amash tweeted after Comey was fired Tuesday night that he was reviewing legislation for an independent investigation, calling the second paragraph in President Donald Trump’s dismissal letter to Comey — in which he thanked the FBI director for informing him three times that he was not under investigation — was “bizarre.”   Read full post 

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