PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP

U.S. Women’s Soccer Defeat The Dutch To Win World Cup Trophy

Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle Scored The Two Winning Goals

The U.S. women’s soccer team lifted the World Cup trophy for the second time in four years on Sunday – leading to both praise and calls for equal pay from American politicians. The Americans defeated the Dutch, 2-0, behind goals from Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle in the second half to secure their fourth overall title. President Trump and First lady Melania Trump both tweeted their congratulations to…

President Trump Approves Disaster Declaration For North Dakota & Minnesota

Covers Damage In Both States Caused By Spring Flooding

BISMARCK, ND — President Donald Trump has approved a disaster declaration for North Dakota and Minnesota due to widespread spring flooding. Governors Doug Burgum and Tim Walz both requested federal help last month in dealing with flooding that damaged homes, infrastructure, roads and farmland this spring. The damage is expected to exceed $40 million in Minnesota and $8.5 million in North…

ND Governor Directs All Government Agencies to Fly Flags at Half-Staff

Burgum is encouraging North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and state flags at half-staff until sunset Tuesday. Burgum is encouraging North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses to show respect for the victims of Friday’s shooting in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Twelve people were killed and several others wounded when a…

Minnesota’s Governor Seeks Presidential Disaster Declaration

spring storms caused nearly $40 million in damage to infrastructure across Minnesota

ST. PAUL, MN — Gov. Tim Walz is seeking a presidential disaster declaration for spring storms that caused nearly $40 million in damage to infrastructure across Minnesota. He requested the declaration for 51 counties and four tribal governments. Officials say flooding, blizzards and strong winds from mid-March to late April caused damage totaling $39 million. That is well above the $8…

Governor Burgum Requests Disaster Declaration for Flooding Recovery

Gov. Burgum Friday requested a presidential major disaster declaration for help in recovering from flood damage that was expected to exceed $8.5 million.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ Gov. Doug Burgum is asking for federal help in dealing with widespread spring flooding that damaged homes, public infrastructure, hundreds of roads and thousands of acres of farmland in western, south central and eastern North Dakota. Burgum Friday requested a presidential major disaster declaration for help in recovering from flood damage that was expected to exceed…

Minnesota Teacher of the Year Skips White House Visit With President Trump

Kelly Holstine teaches at an alternative high school in Shakopee

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two state teachers of the year from Minnesota and Kentucky have skipped a White House ceremony to protest the Trump administration’s education policies. Kelly Holstine of Shakopee, Minnesota and Jessica Duenas of Kentucky decided not to attend the ceremony in D.C. including an Oval Office visit. Holstine teaches English at an alternative high school in Shakopee. She says…

Former Vice President Joe Biden Enters 2020 Race for President

The vice president under President Barack Obama made the announcement in a video released Thursday morning.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Joe Biden has formally entered the 2020 race for president. The vice president under President Barack Obama made the announcement in a video released Thursday morning. The move marks what will likely be the 76-year-old’s final opportunity to seek a job he has eyed for more than a generation. He struggled in two previous campaigns. One of…

Rep. Armstrong Discusses Issues Concerning ND in Fargo Meeting

The Republican meets with North Dakotan's three times this week

FARGO, N.D. — Congressman Kelly Armstrong spoke at an event hosted by the the Fargo Committee to Protect Seniors’ Rights. This is just one of three stops he makes this week to speak with those he represents in person. Monday night, the Republican held a Town Hall in Hillsboro and says he was pleasantly surprised to hear what North Dakotans’ biggest…

Mueller Report Released

President Donald Trump says he's ``having a good day'' following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report.

WASHINGTON (AP) – Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team was dissatisfied with written responses from President Donald Trump, but decided against issuing a subpoena for an interview. In Mueller’s report released Thursday, prosecutors call Trump’s answers “inadequate.” They considered issuing a subpoena for Trump, but decided against it after weighing the likelihood of a long legal battle. Click here to read…

Attorney General Barr Says Mueller Probe Did Not Establish Trump Coordination With Russia

Lawyers for President Donald Trump reviewed the final redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report before its public release.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Attorney General William Barr says he will give Congress a redacted copy of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative report at 11 a.m. He told reporters at the Justice Department that he would transmit to Congress copies of the public version of Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference during the 2016 election and President Donald Trump’s campaign. Democrats complained…