dave agema

12:31 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Land doesn't call for Agema resignation

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A number of senior Michigan Republicans, including Congressman Fred Upton, say Agema should quit the RNC.
As pressure mounts from within the GOP for Dave Agema to resign over inflammatory remarks abouts gays and Muslims, fellow Republican Committee Member Terri Lynn Land said she does not support him on the matter, but she didn't call for him to step down. Land, the former Secretary of State who is running for U.S.
7:44 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Agema skips RNC meeting

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Republican National Committeeman from Michigan says "liberal critics" want to make meeting a drawn out fight
LANSING, MI -- Michigan Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema has cancelled plans to attend this week's GOP meeting in Washington amidst growing calls for his resignation. "My liberal critics within the Republican Party have chosen to elevate this discussion to the RNC Meeting and make it a drawn out fight between liberals and conservatives within the party," Agema said in a statement provided to MLive.
3:21 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Hoogendyk defends latest Agema comments on gays

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Agema reportedly made the remarks at a holiday gathering in Berrien County. Congressman Fred Upton (R-Saint Joseph) and Governor Rick Snyder are among a number of Michigan GOP officials who have condemned the comments.
KALAMAZOO, MI - Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema's latest anti-gay comments were met with widespread backlash from many of his peers -- including several Southwest Michigan Republicans. But former state Representative Jack Hoogendyk said Agema is under attack for speaking the truth.
8:41 pm
Sun December 15, 2013

No mention of National Committeeman David Agema's controversial comments during weekend GOP meeting

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Dave Agema can't be removed representative to Republican National Committee. But he could have been censured
LANSING - The Michigan Republican State Committee concluded its meeting in Lansing today without publicly discussing a recent furor over antigay comments made by Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema. Agema also made no mention of the controversy when he addressed the meeting, though he told party members to "stand strong" and avoid "the quagmire of political correctness."
11:55 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Governor Snyder criticizes Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema for comments on gays and AIDS

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Snyder calls Agema's remarks in Berrien County "extreme and discriminatory"
LANSING - Gov. Rick Snyder has added his voice to the chorus of criticism directed at Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema over his latest antigay remarks. Agema, in a speech at a Republican meeting in Berrien County on Thursday, said that gay people manipulate the system to get free health insurance because they are dying from AIDS at a young age.