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Rep. Kelly Armstrong slams “sham” impeachment hearings

By Sam Cabral WASHINGTON – As the House inches closer to a vote in favor of impeaching President Donald Trump, Republicans say the hearings are a complete waste of time. Wednesday marked the latest phase in the investigation into the president’s actions toward Ukraine, as the public hearings moved from the House Intelligence Committee to the House Judiciary Committee. The…

DFL Chairman discusses why Democrats deserve your vote in 2020

MINNESOTA – Chairman of the Minnesota DFL Party Ken Martin says President Trump hasn’t made Minnesota great in his first term. He lost the state by 1.5% in 2016. His campaign spent only $40,000 in the state. President Trump held rallies in Minneapolis, Duluth, Rochester and Fargo since taking office. Vice President Mike Pence stopped by a farm near Glyndon…

Sen. Hoeven and Cramer Respond to Impeachment Inquiry

FARGO, N.D. — Focusing on getting other work done for the American people. That’s what North Dakota Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer say Congress should be addressing instead of trying to impeach President Trump. Cramer says Democrats have “come up short every time” in trying to find reasons to impeach Trump. Both senators agree that the focus should be…

UPDATE: Speaker Pelosi announces launch of impeachment inquiry into President Trump

UPDATE: North Dakota Congressman Kelly Armstrong has released this statement regarding Speaker Pelosi announcing an impeachment inquiry into President Trump: “Speaker Pelosi’s statement makes a good headline, but it changes nothing. Formal impeachment can only start after receiving 218 votes on the floor of the U.S. house. Instead of working to pass USMCA, fix our broken immigration system, and reduce…

Rep. Armstrong Slams President’s Tweets, Votes No On Resolution Condemning Them

So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly…… — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 14, 2019 ….it is done. These places need your help badly, you can’t…

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Submits Legislation that would Force Disclosures About Terror Watchlist

The legislation from Omar comes in a proposed amendment to the Intelligence Authorization Act.

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Democratic Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar has submitted legislation that would force President Donald Trump’s administration to disclose details about how it shares the FBI’s watchlist of more than 1 million known or suspected terrorists with foreign countries. The legislation from Omar comes in a proposed amendment to the Intelligence Authorization Act. It would require a report within…

Sen. Smith Discusses One Health Bill, Possible Trump Impeachment Proceedings

WASHINGTON – Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith introduces a bill for a one health approach. It’s an idea that human and animal health are linked and should be studied together to prevent disease outbreaks. Smith says the Department of Agriculture has a group that has already taken a one health approach. She wants them to combine its efforts with the Centers…

Trade war and year-long E-15 sales impact farmers differently

UNITED STATES – Some farmers are feeling uneasy with the talk of tariffs with Mexico. Others, are happy the Trump Administration approved year-round sales of E-15 gas. That’s fuel with 15% ethanol. It used to be banned in the Summer. President Donald Trump has announced a 5% tariff on goods imported from Mexico. His administration threatens to bring the taxes up…

Special Counsel Robert Mueller Made His First Public Statement About the Russia Investigation

Mueller said charging the president with a crime was not an option.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller said in his first public statement about the Russia probe that charging the president with a crime was not an option due to the longstanding Justice Department opinions that say a president cannot be indicted while in office. Mueller made the comments Wednesday as he ended an almost 10-minute statement about his two-year investigation into Russian…