Congressman Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI), (R-MI) is a big fan of the new Captain America movie, pointing out that the message of the movie aligned very well with his own views on politics.
Amash said that the movie directed a strong warning of the dangers government surveillance, suggesting that his Republican primary opponent would have sided with the bad guys in the film.
Amash is in a primary battle for his congressional seat, facing Republican businessman Brian Ellis. Ellis has campaigned against Amash’s principled stance on surveillance issues, particularly his fight to reform the National Security Agency
During the interview, Amash was asked by Barclay if he felt that he was being monitored for opposing invasive surveillance programs under the NSA.