U.S. politician and American attorney who is known for his work as a republican member of congress, often with dissident views. He has also served as a a member of the Michigan House of Representatives. He is known for identifying as a libertarian Republican and is considering an Independent opposition run for President against Donald Trump during the 2020 election.
He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Michigan with his B.A. in economics. He then earned his JD from the University of Michigan Law School in 2005. He started his career as a corporate attorney for his families business before being elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2008.
He is known for having been the only representative to oppose federal aid in response to the Flint water crisis. He is also known for having been one of the 16 republicans who voted against the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act.
He was born and raised in Grand Rapids and married Kara Amash. Together they have three children.