The Michigan lawmaker told a CNN reporter that he has “the highest regard for them, and they’re my close friends." He said he “didn’t want to be a further distraction for the group.” Amash’s decision to step down was confirmed to POLITICO by his office.
Democrat Kamala Harris made her campaign-trail debut as Joe Biden's vice presidential running mate on Wednesday, criticizing Republican Donald Trump for mismanaging the coronavirus pandemic and making an urgent argument for a Biden administration.
U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar held off a well-funded challenger Tuesday and won the Democratic primary in her congressional district, putting her on track for re-election in November along with other members of the "Squad" of four liberal freshmen. Gloria Tso reports.
GOP Rep. Justin Amash stepped down from the ultra-conservative House Freedom Caucus on Monday night. "I have the highest regard for them, and they're my close friends," Amash told CNN. "I didn't want..