Why Justin Amash Should Be the Next Speaker of the House

Posted on AllSides October 4th, 2023
From The Right
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The last time there was a gaping hole where the speaker of the House should sit, all of nine months ago, former five-term congressman Justin Amash of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was on Capitol Hill, watching his old nemesis Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R–Calif.) twist in the wind, and reminding people in a loud stage whisper that you don't have to be a sitting member of Congress to be speaker. Heck, you don't even have to belong to a major political party!

Like a lot of Libertarian dreams, Amash's longshot bid to...

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