North Dakota’s congressional delegates in Washington say a federal judge’s order to shut down the Dakota Access pipeline by August 5th is “terrible,” “a win for radical environmentalists,” and one that will “severely impact our state’s economy.”
In statements released Monday morning, the three Republicans signaled their disappointment with Judge James Boasberg’s order.
On this week of Meet the Press: College Roundtable, Rep. Katie Porter (D-Calif.) and Rep. Kelly Armstrong (R-N.D.) are joined by college students Ellen Burstein, Tyreye Morris, and Moss Brennan.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Kelly Armstrong (R, N.D.) released the following statement today on his vote against the House Democrats’ $3 trillion partisan wishlist (H.R. 6800) today:
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer and Representative Kelly Armstrong issued the following statement today on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) preempting Washington State’s crude-by-rail law:
Republican Rep. Guy Reschenthaler introduced a bill on Friday that would repeal the Logan Act, in the wake of the Justice Department’s move to drop the case against former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn -- which was related to that centuries-old law.
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While talks of impeaching President Donald Trump continue to swirl nationwide, North Dakota Representative Kelly Armstrong sees the movement as a waste of time.
“We have an election coming up in two years,” he said. “If they don’t want Donald Trump to be president they should go beat Donald Trump.”
MINOT, N.D. - While much of both social media and traditional media, and many politicians claim that the partisan divide has led to virtual inactivity on the part of Congress since the election of President Donald Trump, there has been accomplishments.
GRAND FORKS - Though the United States has not yet ratified the United States Mexico Canada Agreement, its proponents are confident it will.
The U.S. reached agreement with Mexico and Canada in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement in November. Mexico ratified the USMCA in June, and it appears Canada is making progress toward that, as well.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Kelly Armstrong said the hearing with former Special Counsel Robert Mueller wasn't "overly compelling" on MTP Daily with Chuck Todd on Wednesday. Watch the full segment below:
North Dakota lawmakers introduced legislation in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives this week that would return criminal jurisdiction to Spirit Lake Nation tribal court, a press release said.