DETROIT – Longtime Michigan congressman Justin Amash is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race as a third-party candidate.
“After much reflection, I’ve concluded that circumstances don’t lend themselves to my success as a candidate for president this year, and therefore I will not be a candidate,” Amash Tweeted Saturday.
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Metro Detroit weather: Mild Saturday evening, showers and storms with Flood Watch Sunday
Saturday evening will be partly to mostly cloudy. It becomes cooler after sunset with temps going from the upper 60s to the low 60s.
A Lakeshore Flood Warning is in effect for Monroe and Wayne counties from now to 10 p.m. Sunday.
A Flood Watch is in effect for Detroit and all of Southeast Michigan from 8 a.m. Sunday to 11 a.m. Monday.
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