Republicans are beginning to talk of the possibility that President Trump could face impeachment after reports that he pressed ousted FBI Director James Comey to end an investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. While Republicans are choosing their words carefully, the fact that impeachment is even being mentioned is notable in Washington’s polarized political environment. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) on Wednesday said if the reports about

Trump’s pressure on Comey are true, it would merit impeachment.Amash spoke a day after The New York Times on Tuesday reported that Trump tried to pressure Comey to stop investigating Flynn. According to a memo written by Comey after the February meeting, the president told Comey “I hope you can let this go.” Asked by The Hill if the details in the memo would merit impeachment if they’re true, Amash replied: “Yes.” “But everybody gets a fair trial in this country,” Amash added as he left a House GOP conference meeting. READ MORE