U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (MI-3) isn’t down with Trump’s wall. He’s an unusual Republican and doesn’t let his caucus do all the thinking for him, so sometimes, you’ll see him come out against the stupidest ideas floated by the GOP:
There was no rush from lawmakers in either party in Congress to rally around a plan floated by the White House on Thursday, which would pay for the construction of a wall along the southern border with Mexico by levying a 20 percent tax on imports from that country, as members of both parties signaled their displeasure.
“This would be a tax on Americans to pay for the wall,” said Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI), echoing assertions from economists who say the costs would just be passed along to consumers.
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