'You are as dumb and corrupt as dear daddy': Trump Jr scorched for threatening pro-impeachment Republican
Donald Trump Jr. speaks to MSNBC (screen grab)

On Thursday, in the wake of a recent poll showing the House's lone pro-impeachment Republican Justin Amash (R-MI) trailing in a primary, Donald Trump Jr. gleefully promoted it — and indicated that he would be going to Michigan to campaign against Amash himself:


Amash, a staunch libertarian first elected to his seat in the 2010 GOP wave, has been calling for President Donald Trump to be removed from office since the release of former special counsel Robert Mueller's report into Russia's attempts to push the presidential election to him. This has sparked outrage from his colleagues, and led this week to his resignation from the House Freedom Caucus, which he helped found.

Shortly after Donald Jr. posted his intention to help defeat Amash, social media buried him in scorn and mockery:

Ultimately, Amash himself responded to the threat: