GOP Congressman Calls Out Trump for Foreign Government Ties: ‘#DrainTheSwamp’
Republican Congressman Justin Amash became the first GOP member of Congress to go toe-to-toe with President-elect Donald Trump, criticizing him on Twitter for potential hypocrisy.
Trump tweeted the following Monday night, apparently a response to the report coming out of Argentina that he might have asked the Argentine president for business favors during their congratulatory call.
Prior to the election it was well known that I have interests in properties all over the world.Only the crooked media makes this a big deal!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 22, 2016
But the Michigan Representative pushed back, pointing out that Trump criticized Hillary Clinton for exactly the same behavior.
— Justin Amash (@justinamash) November 22, 2016
Amash was a harsh critic of Trump during the 2016 election, calling for Trump to drop out after a 2005 recording of him bragging about “grabbing [women] by the pussy” went public.
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