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Trump commutes sentence of Moorhead woman convicted of drug charges

Cassandra KasowskiWASHINGTON – Former President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of a Moorhead woman convicted of drug charges. Trump commuted the sentence of 46-year-old Cassandra Ann Kasowski, who served more than seven years of an 18-year penalty for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of a controlled substances. The case involved the transportation of methamphetamine from Texas…

Trump’s trial could begin on Inauguration Day

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial could begin as soon as 1 p.m. on Inauguration Day Wednesday as President-elect Joe Biden is being sworn into office. That’s according to a a timeline of Senate procedure obtained by The Associated Press.  It’s the possible schedule if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sends the articles of impeachment to the Senate soon. Trump…

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…

Minnesota GOP lawmakers silent on blame for Capitol siege

MINNEAPOLIS – The four Republicans in Minnesota’s congressional delegation split on whether to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the Electoral College. But they remained silent on whether President Trump and other GOP leaders bear any blame for the violence at the U.S. Capitol. Minnesota Democrats held little back on a day when top Democratic leaders called for Trump’s removal…

Heitkamp: Remove Trump now

MANDAN, N.D. (KVRR) – Former North Dakota U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says President Trump needs to be removed from office. “Absolutely” Heitkamp said in an interview with KVRR News. “This is not a normal time. Anyone who thinks this is a normal time, recalculate your thinking and think about whether that person should be allowed to sit behind the resolute…

North Dakota officially awards electoral votes to Trump

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota’s presidential electors have officially awarded the state’s three electoral votes to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. The state’s three electors – Sandy Boehler of Fargo, Robert Wefald of Bismarck and John Trandem of Reiles Acres – met in the Capitol building’s Prairie Room on Monday in one of the final steps of…

Stenehjem: No cost for North Dakota to join Trump election lawsuit

Wayne StenehjemBISMARCK, N.D.  – Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says there will be no cost for North Dakota to join a lawsuit that seeks to overturn the outcome of the presidential election. North Dakota and 16 other states won by President Donald Trump in November joined Texas in urging the court to take on the lawsuit that challenges election results in…

Duluth airport barred Pence after Trump broke virus rules

DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth airport officials prohibited President Trump’s campaign from holding a rally with Vice President Mike Pence after the president flouted state coronavirus guidelines there three weeks earlier. The Duluth Airport Authority’s executive director told his board in an email, he rejected a Pence rally application for Oct. 26 because the Trump campaign had breached its earlier agreement….

Get out the vote rally supports U.S. senate candidate Jason Lewis

Minnesota voters show their support for Republican party in campaign rally

MOORHEAD, Minn. — With three days until the general election, voters of the Republican party attended the “Get out the vote” rally in Moorhead to show their support for Minnesota Republican candidates. Minnesota GOP Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan kicked off the event with her support for one U.S. senate candidate. “My favorite, favorite republican in the entire state of Minnesota is…