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Rep. Justin Amash. Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call

The House Freedom Caucus officially condemned Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) on Monday night for saying President Trump "has engaged in impeachable conduct" over the Mueller report, The Hill first reported.

Details: Former Freedom Caucus chairman Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), the top Republican on the House Oversight Committee, told reporters every Caucus member in attendance opposed the comments made by Amash, who was not present at the meeting, per Politico.

Why it matters: Amash is the first Republican congressman to speak out in favor of impeaching Trump.

The big picture: Michigan state Rep. Jim Lower announced Monday he'd challenge Amash for his seat because of his remarks on Trump, the Detroit Free Press reports.

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Janet Yellen confirmed as Treasury secretary

Janet Yellen. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

The Senate voted 84-15 to confirm Janet Yellen as Treasury secretary on Monday.

Why it matters: Yellen is the first woman to serve as Treasury secretary, a Cabinet position that will be crucial in helping steer the country out of the pandemic-induced economic crisis.

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Scoop: Red Sox strike out on deal to go public

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

The parent company of the Boston Red Sox and Liverpool F.C. has ended talks to sell a minority ownership stake to RedBall Acquisition, a SPAC formed by longtime baseball executive Billy Beane and investor Gerry Cardinale, Axios has learned from multiple sources. An alternative investment, structured more like private equity, remains possible.

Why it matters: Red Sox fans won't be able to buy stock in the team any time soon.