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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…

Wrigley Being Considered for ND’s Top Prosecutor Job…Again

Wrigley served as U.S. attorney from 2001 to 2009 and hired Myers as assistant prosecutor

  NORTH DAKOTA — Former Lieutenant Governor Drew Wrigley could be getting one of his old jobs back. According to Senator Hoeven, Wrigley and Chris Myers are both being considered by the White House for North Dakota’s top federal prosecutor job. But Hoeven says Myers has told him he does not want to go through the nomination process. Wrigley served…

Patriots’ Gronkowski Crashes White House Press Briefing

New England Patriots tight-end Rob Gronkowski crashed Press Secretary Sean Spicer's White House Press Briefing just to ask if he needed any help

WASHINGTON D.C. — It seemed like a normal day at the White House press briefing…until a special guest stopped by. New England Patriots tight-end Rob Gronkowski crashed Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s White House Press Briefing just to ask if he needed any help. When Spicer said he was doing fine, Gronkowski follows up with “are you sure?” as the room…

White House: AP’s National Guard Immigrant Round Up Report is False

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says a report released by the Associated Press that President Trump will mobilize the National Guard to round up illegal immigrants is not true

  NATIONAL — White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says a report released by the Associated Press that President Trump will mobilize the National Guard to round up illegal immigrants is not true. The AP reported it has obtained a draft memo written by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly with details for mobilizing nearly 1000 troops in at least 11…