PRESIDENT TRUMP

Amy Klobuchar Points Finger at Trump Following Weekend Mass Shootings

She says Trump has played a role in the rising amount of hate in America.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (LEARFIELD) – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar is blasting President Trump for setting a tone of hate in the country after this weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. She said, “teachers and parents have to turn off the tv because they don’t want kids to hear what is coming out of the mouth of the president of…

Fargo Antique, Gift Shop Stops Buying From China Because of Tariffs

President Trump raised tariffs from 10 to 25 percent on Friday

FARGO, N.D. — Donald Trump raised tariffs on Chinese exports from 10 to 25 percent. Now Beijing is retaliating by doing the same to American goods. It’s causing a Fargo woman to change her business plan for the first time in 20 years. “I didn’t ever plan on any of this but it started with a trip to China,” said…

Sen. Cramer Sounds Off on Democrats’ Response to Trump’s National Emergency

The Senator says the border protection opposition is a direct attack on President Trump

FARGO, N.D. — Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) is standing by President Trump and his declaration of a national emergency over border wall funding. The Senator was in Fargo to talk with veterans about issues affecting them. Cramer says that Democratic opposition to Trump’s efforts to get more funding for a border wall is purely an attack against the President, and does…

NDSU FB ‘Absolutely’ Plans to Visit White House after Invite from Pres. Trump

The Bison won their seventh championship in eight years in January

FARGO, N.D. — For decades, NCAA champions have been invited to the White House, but for the first time, an FCS National Champion is heading to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. I guess it takes seven titles in eight years to finally score an invite. NDSU Athletics Director Matt Larsen says the bison will ‘absolutely’ accept the invitation. A date is still…

MSUM Professor Predicts Issues Presented in President’s SOTU Address

Headrick thinks viewers will be looking for a reassurance of no more government shutdowns

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Barbara Headrick, an MSUM Political Science professor, predicts President Trump will focus on border security in his State of the Union address. She also thinks he’ll talk about how he feels he has succeeded when dealing with foreign policy. Headrick thinks viewers will be looking for a reassurance of no more government shutdowns. She says the president…

President Signs Bill To End Shutdown, Hoeven Picked For Border Security Conference Committee

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump has signed a bill that temporarily opens the federal government for three weeks, ending the longest shutdown in U.S. history at 35 days. The White House says Trump signed the measure after the Senate and House each passed it Friday. Trump backed down from his demand that Congress provide more border wall money before…

In Primetime Address Trump Calls Illegal Immigration a “Crisis,” Pelosi Says President Has “Chosen Fear”

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump says in an Oval Office address that there is a “growing humanitarian and security crisis” at the U.S.-Mexico border, though crossings have fallen in recent years. The president said Tuesday night that all Americans are hurt by uncontrolled illegal immigration. He says it strains public resources and drives down jobs and wages. The president…

Partial Gov. Shutdown Could Be Days Away, Sen.-Elect Cramer Provides Insight

It could start on Saturday

WASHINGTON – With January a few weeks away, the government will see incumbents as well as some new faces taking over. Cramer’s transition from the House to the Senate is pretty seamless so far. But he says it’s unlikely the current House and Senate will say they’re having an easy time coming to an agreement on the funding for President Trump’s…

“No One is Above the Law”: Protestors Responding to President Trump Firing of Jeff Sessions

More than 400,000 people participated in protests across 900 cities

FARGO, N.D. — It’s only been under 24 hours since Attorney General Jeff Sessions handed in his resignation letter. But people across the country, including right here in Fargo, are using their voices to show the concern they have over Sessions’ interim replacement, Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker. KVRR’s Danielle Church has our lead story. More than 400,000 people from 900…

F-M Convention And Visitors Center Told To Dispose Of Funny Money

Secret Service agent in Fargo for President Trump's visit stopped by the center

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead Visitors Center recently learned that it was breaking the law. In June, a Secret Service agent in Fargo for President Trump’s visit stopped by the center. The agent noticed currency marked “For Motion Picture Use Only” in the display for the Oscar winning film “Fargo”. The agent informed the center that it was against the law…