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Justin Amash Defends His Record During Contentious Town Hall Meetings

Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) has never been afraid to meet his constituents face-to-face and discuss the hard issues, even with the political system as bitter and divided as it has ever been. Amash was happy to defend his positions during two town hall events last week, even on particularly contentious topics like military policy and his frequent clashes with President Trump. Amash received some flak from the audience for his ‘no’ vote against the “Make America Secure” Appropriations Act. Combined with his ‘no’ votes against Trump-backed immigration measures, this has caused many Republicans to question Amash’s motives. Nevertheless, Amash stands by his voting record and maintains that he is only following fiscally prudent and constitutionally viable measures. “We have these appropriations bills into 12 different areas and what we really should do is go through these appropriations separately so that we can analyze that particular area and decide whether the appropriations are appropriate for that particular area,” Amash said. “Since I’ve been in Congress, we’re spending way too much… Keep Reading

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