Peter Meijer is a politician and business analyst, he is representing Michigan's 3rd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
The 33-year-old successor to Justin Amash's House seat says his party has abandoned limited government, economic freedom, and individualism.
This episode contains strong language. Three days after being sworn into Congress, Representative Peter Meijer, Republican of Michigan, was sitting in the gallery of the House of Representatives as pro-Trump rioters stormed the Capitol.After the siege, Mr. Meijer made his feelings clear: President Trump’s actions proved that he was “rankly unfit.” A week later, he became one of just a handful of Republicans to vote for impeachment.We talk with Mr. Meijer about his decision, his party and his ambitions.Guest: Representative Peter Meijer, a first-term Republican congressman from Michigan.For an exclusive look at how the biggest stories on our show come together, subscribe to our newsletter. You can read the latest edition here.Background reading: Meet the first-term Republican representatives who are emerging as some of their party’s sharpest critics.Many Republican leaders and strategists want to prepare the party for a post-Trump future. But the pro-Trump voter base has other ideas.For more information on today’s episode, visit
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Jan 10th, 1988
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1 hour, 21 minutes
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