CNN’s Jake Tapper today interviewed now independent Congressman Justin Amash on the “mindless” nature of impeachment and the increasingly partisan politics at play in Washington, D.C.
Tapper opened by noting Representative Dean Phillips was disappointed that Amash was not tapped by Speaker Nancy Pelosi to fill the role as an impeachment manager in the U.S. Senate.
“Did Democratic leaders ever talk to you about possibly being an impeachment manager?,” asked Tapper.
“No, I never was contacted by any of the democratic leadership,” responded Amash.
Amash then stated that Speaker Pelosi never had a conversation with him regarding the possibility – but he would’ve had the meeting if one was ever proposed.
“How strong do you think that the case is against the president for removal