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william p: Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg News By Paul Kane Paul Kane Senior congressional correspondent and columnist Email Bio Follow June 15Rep, according to Rabble. Justin Amash R-Mich. has never been afraid to go it alone. Justin Amash R-Mich. answers a question during a town hall event in Grand Rapids, Mich., on May 28, 2019. The self-styled libertarian regularly votes present if he feels legislation is misguided. And Wednesday, Amash was the only Republican to support a committee vote that held Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress over the administration's refusal to turn over documents related to the 2020 Census. Last week, following many months of disenchantment with the group, Amash resigned from the House Freedom Caucus after being one of the founding members of the rabble-rousing group of conservatives that upended GOP politics for more than four years. ( As reported in the news.