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(642 posts)
Mon May 20, 2019, 07:38 PM May 2019

This could kill Trump's chances of being reelected

"Why Trump should be worried about Rep. Justin Amash"

By Aaron Blake

The Republican congressman from Michigan, who called for Trump's impeachment this weekend, has threatened a Libertarian Party bid for president.


Apparently this could really happen. If it does, Trump's chances of reelection go way down.


(42,641 posts)
3. Gary Johnson ran in 2016 on the Libertarian platform.
Mon May 20, 2019, 07:41 PM
May 2019

Remind me how that went for Johnson.

For me, more significant is that Amash might be the first rock in the avalanche that could bury Trump.


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4. I have a gut feeling Amash is setting himself up to run for Gary Peter's Senate seat
Mon May 20, 2019, 07:45 PM
May 2019

by trying to set himself up as some kind of broad appeal moderate. Which he isn't, by any stretch of the imagination.


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5. I think that tRump's reelection chances in a fair/non-corrupt process are minimal.
Mon May 20, 2019, 08:11 PM
May 2019

Since we know that a fair election won't happen we need to go all-out to defeat tRump
and the impeachment process will be a big help.


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6. Running unopposed is an important criteria in statistical reelection chances of an incumbent
Mon May 20, 2019, 09:07 PM
May 2019

if I understood a recent post on the subject here on DU. But it has to be a significant challenge or distraction.

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