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Agema Skips DC Meeting, Blames 'Liberal Critics Within The Republican Party'

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Three House members from Michigan, as well as others members of the GOP, have called on Agema to resign. Other Michigan Republicans have also criticized the committeeman for his remarks.

Last year Agema compared being gay to alcoholism and said that gay people desire free medical insurance because they have AIDS.

In January he posted a comment on his Facebook page asking, "Have you ever seen a Muslim do anything that contributes positively to the American way of life?"

A Republican party source told the Detroit Free Press that the party has not received any official resignation from Agema.

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