Kelly Armstrong

ND & MN congressional delegations describe what they saw during the capitol insurrection

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – One year ago former President Trump held a “Stop The Steal” rally. Some of his supporters broke into the U.S. capitol while the Senate was certifying election results. “I have vivid memories of being on the Senate floor and watching the Vice President being quickly moved off of the Senate floor trying to understand what was happening…

Hoeven & VA Undersecretary discuss upgrading Fargo National Cemetery

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven holds a roundtable to talk about raising funds for the Fargo National Cemetery. He was joined by V.A. Undersecretary for Memorial Affairs Mathew Quinn, Rep. Kelly Armstrong and the Gus family who previously owned the land. They are working to secure funds to upgrade and secure additional facilities at the cemetery….

Wahpeton veteran receives nine medals five decades after being discharged

WAHPETON, N.D. (KVRR) – A Wahpeton Vietnam veteran is given nine military awards he earned decades after serving in the Navy. Congressman Kelly Armstrong presented Seaman Al Collins the Purple Heart, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal Combat V, Navy Unit Commendation, Meritorious Unit Commendation, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal – Korea, Vietnam Service Medal One Silver…

Armstrong speaks out against the Clean Future Act

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – North Dakota Congressman Kelly Armstrong is speaking out against the Clean Future Act. It aims to address the climate change crisis by delivering clean energy to consumers and building up a more reliable power transmission system throughout the country. The House Subcommittee on Energy, which Armstrong is on, held a hearing Tuesday to discuss the Clean Future…

Armstrong co-sponsors resolution to keep 9 Supreme Court justices

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – North Dakota Republican Congressman Kelly Armstrong is a co-sponsor of a proposed constitutional amendment that would keep nine justices on the U.S. Supreme Court. House Democrats introduced a bill to add four seats to the Supreme Court after President Biden announced a commission to examine the idea.  Supporters say they want to counter the court’s rightward tilt…

Rep. Armstrong takes questions from Sheyenne High School seniors

The politician held a Q&A with high school seniors

WEST FARGO, N.D (KVRR) — Congressman Kelly Armstrong stops by a local high school for a Q&A session with the seniors. “It’s part of what we do it’s one of my favorite things to do in office” said Armstrong. The senior class at Sheyenne High School get the chance to have a Q&A with Armstrong. The class shared their opinions…

Hoeven & Armstrong discuss importance of Keystone XL after President stopped it

By: Amanda Rooker WASHINGTON (KVRR) – Congress took new action on the Keystone XL Pipeline this week. Two new bills aim to revive the project’s construction. During his first day in office, President Joe Biden put a stop to the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline. At the Capitol, several North Dakota lawmakers say a presidential permit is not required and introduced…

House votes to impeach Trump a second time

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – For the second time in just over a year, the House of Representatives has impeached President Donald Trump. Actual removal seems unlikely before the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would not agree to bring that chamber back immediately, all but ensuring a Senate trial could not begin at least until…

Armstrong wins second term in U.S. House

FARGO (KVRR) – North Dakota Congressman Kelly Armstrong will serve another term. Armstrong, a Republican, easily defeated Democrat Zach Racknerud and Libertarian candidate Steven Peterson. Armstrong has served in the House since 2019. Tags: 2020 ELECTION, Kelly Armstrong

Sen. Smith believes funding the post office shouldn’t be a political fight

WASHINGTON – Minnesota Senator Tina Smith says funding issues with the Post Office should have been dealt with before this year. The Democrat believes funding the agency is important because she says Minnesotans are not getting their prescriptions sent to them in time. Last week the House approved giving $25 billion to the Post Office. The bill is unlikely to…