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House Approves Rules for Trump Impeachment Probe

The Democrats will control the Investigation in the House.

WASHINGTON–A sharply divided House has approved the rules for its impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Thursday’s near party-line 232-196 roll call was the chamber’s first formal vote on a process that’s likely to take months, possibly stretching into the early weeks of the 2020 election year. Underscoring the gravity of the vote, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi presided over the…

Trump Only Republican on Presidential Primary Ballot in MN

Three other Republican candidates won't be listed.

MINNEAPOLIS–President Donald Trump isn’t the only Republican candidate running in the presidential primary, but he’ll be the only choice on the ballot in Minnesota. The Republican Party of Minnesota has informed the state Secretary of State that Trump will be the only name listed on the 2020 Republican primary ballot. Three other Republican candidates who many consider long shots won’t…

McConnell: Impeachment Measure Denies Trump ‘Basic Rights’

The resolution calls for open hearings.

WASHINGTON–The Senate’s top Republican isn’t impressed by a Democratic resolution in the House that sets out procedures for a potential impeachment of President Donald Trump. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the resolution would deny the “most basic rights of due process” to Trump. McConnell has used a floor speech to go after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Intelligence…

Police Made One Arrest and One Citation at Trump Rally Protest

Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says officers used appropriate levels of force, including chemical irritant at times.

MINNEAPOLIS–Minneapolis police made one arrest and issued one citation during protests outside a campaign rally by President Donald Trump. Police say the arrest was for damage to property and the citation was for disorderly conduct. Several thousand people protested outside Target Center on Thursday as Trump spoke inside. Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says the protests were largely peaceful, but some…

Man Charged For Politically-Motivated Road Rage

Incident Involved Elizabeth Warren and President Donald Trump Bumper Stickers And Guns

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A man who was arrested in a politically-motivated road rage incident in Moorhead on Monday is charged. 27-year-old Joseph Schumacher of Bismarck faces three misdemeanors: carrying weapons without a permit, unlawful transportation of firearms and disorderly conduct. Schumacher is accused of pulling alongside a woman’s car, displaying a pistol and yelling at her about an Elizabeth Warren…

Trump Campaign Threatens Lawsuit Over Minneapolis Rally Security Costs

The Trump campaign says if the city does not agree to honor the Target Center contract, it will go to court.

MINNEAPOLIS–President Donald Trump’s campaign has threatened to sue Minneapolis for trying to force it to pay $530,000 in security costs for this week’s rally in the city. Trump’s campaign, in a statement late Monday night, said Mayor Jacob Frey is abusing the power of his office by “conjuring a phony and outlandish bill for security” at Thursday’s rally at the…

Anti-Impeachment Protest Planned at Rep. Peterson’s Office

Trump Victory is a joint effort by President Donald Trump's campaign and the Republican National Committee.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.–Trump Victory is organizing a counter-impeachment protest outside the Detroit Lakes office of Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, of Minnesota. The Republican National Committee says Friday’s event is part of a nationwide effort to hold vulnerable Democrats accountable for the impeachment push. Among those appearing will be former Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach, who’s running against Peterson. Peterson, who…

Minneapolis To Police: No Uniforms at Political Events

The Star Tribune reports the new policy takes effect Tuesday.

MINNEAPOLIS – A new policy from Minneapolis police barring officers from being in uniform at political events or advertisements has upset President Donald Trump’s supporters in the department because of his upcoming visit to the city. The head of the police’s officers’ union says the timing of the policy makes him suspect political partisanship because it came a day after…

Phillips: Trump Allegation Merits Impeachment if Proven

Trump is accused of pressing Ukraine's leader to help investigate political rival Joe Biden.

WASHINGTON–Minnesota Rep. Dean Phillips says if it’s proven that President Donald Trump asked Ukraine to investigate a political opponent, it’s time for impeachment. Phillips, a freshman Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, has been cautious about impeachment even as other House members have pushed hard for it. Trump is accused of pressing Ukraine’s leader to help investigate political rival…

Trump Fires National Security Adviser John Bolton

Bolton submitted his resignation on Tuesday morning.

WASHINGTON–President Donald Trump has fired national security adviser John Bolton. Trump tweeted on Tuesday that he told Bolton Monday night his services were no longer needed at the White House. He says Bolton submitted his resignation on Tuesday morning. Trump tweeted that he “disagreed strongly” with many of Bolton’s suggestions, “as did others in the administration.” Categories: Politics / Elections…