READ: Rep. Justin Amash Tweets ‘President Trump Has Engaged in Impeachable Conduct’

On Saturday, Representative Justin Amash, Republican member of Congress representing the 3rd district of Michigan, surprised many by posting a series of blistering tweets accusing President Donald Trump of engaging in “impeachable conduct.”

He began laying out his conclusions having read the redacted Mueller report, concluding primarily that:

Attorney General Barr has deliberately misrepresented Mueller’s report.

and that:

President Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct.

He went on to savage Barr:

And explained how he sees impeachment:

Hence:

Mueller’s report reveals that President Trump engaged in specific actions and a pattern of behavior that meet the threshold for impeachment.

He finished with this thought:

The reactions to Amash’s thread were overwhelmingly positive, with many messages of thanks:

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Todd Beeton

Todd Beeton is Senior Content Editor for The Social Edge. Before that, he served as Digital Director for Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's campaign, directing her social media content and strategy over four election cycles. During the 2008 election, Todd blogged about the presidential election as a front page blogger and editor for MyDD.com, a national progressive political site.