Freshman Democrats want to draft Justin Amash as impeachment manager

Dozens of freshman Democrats have asked House leaders to consider making Michigan Rep. Justin Amash an impeachment manager in the Senate trial of President Trump.

The group of 30 House Democrats think it could help their case to remove Trump from office if Amash, a libertarian who left the Republican Party earlier this year, led the charge, according to the Washington Post. Amash, one of the most conservative members of the House and a Trump critic, could help Democrats reach conservative voters and give the party a defense against Republican accusations that it’s a partisan exercise.

“To the extent that this can be bipartisan, it
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