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Former Trump Campaign Chairman Facing Charges In Russia Probe

The indictments unsealed Monday in Washington contain 12 counts, including conspiracy to launder money, failing to register as a foreign agent, false statements, and multiple counts of failing to file reports for foreign bank accounts.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business associate, Rick Gates, have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of conspiracy against the United States and other felony charges. The indictments unsealed Monday in Washington contain 12 counts, including conspiracy to launder money, failing to register as a foreign agent, false statements, and multiple…

White House Advisor Steve Bannon Is Out

Trump accepted Bannon's resignation on Friday, ending a turbulent seven months for his chief strategist, the latest to depart from the president's administration in turmoil.

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Steve Bannon, a forceful but divisive presence in President Donald Trump’s White House, is leaving. Trump accepted Bannon’s resignation on Friday, ending a turbulent seven months for his chief strategist, the latest to depart from the president’s administration in turmoil. White House spokesman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday would be Bannon’s last day on the job. “We…

How Changes in Washington Could Affect North Dakota Taxpayers

Americans for Prosperity in North Dakota held a federal policy summit in Fargo to give activists an update on what's happening in Washington

FARGO, ND — Americans for Prosperity in North Dakota held a federal policy summit in Fargo to give activists an update on what’s happening in Washington. Congressman Cramer was a part of a Q and A with AFP’s Vice President of external affairs. The organization and the Congressman said it is important to improve the lives of Americans, especially those…

Scaramucci Out As WH Communications Director

Anthony Scaramucci ousted from White House communications post after 11 days on the job.

Washington, DC (CNN) –Anthony Scaramucci is out as White House communications director, two sources tell CNN. It’s the latest high-profile departure from the Trump White House. Chief of Staff Reince Priebus reigned at the end of last week, replaced by John Kelly, whose first day is Monday. A White House official said Kelly wanted Scaramucci removed from his new role…

Local Reaction to President Trump’s Tweets on Banning Transgenders from the Military

President Trump says transgender people are no longer accepted or allowed to serve in any capacity in the U–S Military

FARGO, ND — President Trump said transgender people are no longer accepted or allowed to serve in any capacity in the U.S. military. People in the metro and officials nationwide have shared their opinions. “When we see a move like this from the administration, from way high up, from the top of the administration, it gives me a lot of…

Spicer Out, Scarmucci in as WH Communications Director

Scaramucci entered the White House press briefing room with Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who now has the position of press secretary for President Donald Trump.

WASHINGTON (AP) – Newly named White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci went right to work answering journalists’ questions after getting the job. Scaramucci entered the White House press briefing room with Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who now has the position of press secretary for President Donald Trump. The New York financier repeatedly declared his love for and loyalty to Trump. Scaramucci…

Senate Majority Leader Delays Recess; White House Accuses Senate Democrats of “Campaign of Obstruction”

When it comes to health care, even Republican Senators say they are just being thorough

WASHINGTON, D.C. — With no deal in sight for a new health care plan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he is delaying recess until the third week of August. The White House is coming down hard on Senate Democrats, saying they are leading a campaign of obstruction after a slow confirmation process. Only 49 presidential nominations have been confirmed…

Minnesota’s Secretary of State Refusing Request from White House to Give Up Voter Information

Simon says the commission may make personal data, such as social security numbers and voting history, public.

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota election officials say they are not giving up state voting data to President Trump’s White House commission studying voter fraud. Secretary of State Steve Simon says he has serious doubts about the credibility and trustworthiness of the commission. The commission is asking state voting officials to submit the names of their voters, addresses, dates…

Gov. Burgum to Meet with President Trump

President Trump has shown interest in finding ways to get funding on state and local levels to update infrastructure in all states

  BISMARCK, ND — Gov. Burgum is on his way to Washington D.C. to meet with President Trump to talk over improving the nation’s infrastructure. Gov. Burgum was invited to meet with the president after spending some time with Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao at the Drone Focus Conference last week in Fargo. President Trump has shown interest in finding ways…

Rep. Cramer Concerned About Intelligence Leaks at the White House

Congressman Kevin Cramer is weighing in on the latest President Trump controversy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Dakota Republican Congressman Kevin Cramer is weighing in on the latest President Trump controversy. He says he’s concerned about intelligence leaks and a lack of communication discipline coming out of the White House. “Regardless of whether it’s contrived, fake news, some truth, somewhere in the middle, whatever the case may be, it is becoming a distraction…