Justin Amash

5:14 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Amash to hold Syria discussion Wed. in Battle Creek

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U.S. Representative Justin Amash is against a military strike against Syria and questions the constitutionality of President Obama’s actions.
U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, R-Cascade Township, will speak with locals this week to hear their opinions on a possible U.S. military strike against Syria. The congressman said he will host an event at the Main Street Beanery at 113 W. Michigan Avenue in Marshall at 10 a.m.
7:04 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Amash: Congress must approve action against Syria

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Amash says any decision to launch military action against the Syrian government would be unconstitutional without congressional approval.
WASHINGTON - -- Three Republican members of Michigan's congressional delegation have signed a letter asking President Barack Obama to seek legislative authorization before ordering the use of military force in Syria. More than 100 members of Congress -including Democrats and Republicans alike - signed the letter. Included among them were U.S.
11:52 am
Sun August 18, 2013

Rep. Amash blasts domestic NSA surveillance again

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Amash (R-Grand Rapids) criticized fellow lawmakers to voted against an amendment that would have limited the government's ability to track domestic e-mails and phone calls.
MARSHALL - Friday's town hall held by U.S. Rep. Justin Amash was at different times serious, humorous and contentious. The event was the second stop for Amash, a Republican from Cascade Township, in the area. Earlier in the day, he visited the DaVita Battle Creek Dialysis Center.
7:16 am
Thu July 25, 2013

House rejects Amash amendment to cut off funding for NSA programs

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Grand Rapids Republican Justin Amash argued that amendment would protect privacy
Washington - A west Michigan sophomore lawmaker narrowly lost his fight in Congress Wednesday to end the controversial national surveillance program made public this summer by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. The effort by U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, R-Cascade Township, galvanized support from civil liberty activists and a leading liberal Democrat
7:30 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Michigan Congressman Amash at center of Republican debate over defense bill

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Grand Rapids Republican wants debate over National Security Agency's surveillance programs
Internal House GOP tension has party leaders scrambling for ways to deal with fallout from their decision to limit amendments to the defense spending bill, made partly out of nervousness over attempts to stop the National Security Agency's spying program.