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Robert Mueller concludes Russia probe, delivers report to AG Barr

WASHINGTON (AP) – Special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his investigation into Russian election interference and possible coordination with associates of President Donald Trump. The Justice Department says Mueller delivered his final report Friday to Attorney General William Barr, who is reviewing it. Mueller’s report, still confidential, sets the stage for big public fights to come. The next steps are…

President Donald Trump Vetoes Congress’ Rebuke of Border Emergency Declaration

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump has issued the first veto of his presidency, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding. Flanked by law enforcement officials as well as the parents of children killed by people in the country illegally, Trump says “our immigration system is stretched beyond the breaking point” and calls the congressional action…

Republican-controlled Senate Votes to Terminate President Trump’s National Emergency Declaration on Border

WASHINGTON (AP) – In a stunning rebuke, the Republican-controlled Senate has voted to terminate President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border. North Dakota Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer voted against ending the national emergency declaration. Minnesota Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith voted in favor of it. The Senate voted 59-41 for a resolution…

NDSU Honored for off-the-Field Prowess as much as On-Field Success

The Bison football team was honored at the White House on Monday

WASHINGTON — North Dakota State football likes to take things one day at a time; Once that day is done, they move on to the next one. Monday will not soon be forgotten for this team, though. The Bison are home after getting honored at the White House on Monday. Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) set everything up by asking the…

President Trump Honors FCS Champion Bison, Coach Entz “It’s been a once in a lifetime trip”

WASHINGTON – North Dakota State football makes its historic trip to The White House. The team was honored by President Trump for its seventh national title in the last eight seasons and there were even a few surprises thrown in. The trip was tightly scheduled and well planned out, but very quickly the schedule was thrown out the window as President Trump…

MN AG Keith Ellison Joins Lawsuit Against President Trump’s Border Emergency Declaration

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has joined a 16 state lawsuit led by California to fight President Trump’s emergency declaration to fund his border wall. “President Trump, who has been unable to persuade Congress and the American people that a wall is necessary, is harming the people of Minnesota by forcing this constitutional crisis. I have…

UPDATE: House Passes Border Bill, Sends to President’s Desk

WASHINGTON (AP) – Hard-fought legislation that gives President Donald Trump 55 additional miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border – well short of what he requested – is on the way to his desk after a bipartisan House vote. The House voted 300-128 with Republican North Dakota Rep. Kelly Armstrong and Democratic Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson both voting in favor…

Klobuchar Announces Run For President, Dismisses Reports Of Being Difficult To Work With

Klobuchar says "I can be tough" and that "I can push people"

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Sen. Amy Klobuchar is dismissing reports that she is difficult to work for, saying she has high expectations for the people who work for her. Klobuchar was asked Sunday about the reports of high staff turnover and the loss of potential staff for the presidential campaign she announced in Minneapolis. Klobuchar says “I can be tough” and that…