Plain Talk: Sen. Cramer talks Supreme Court rulings, carbon capture, Burgum campaign, and more


North Dakota Representative Kevin Cramer speaks Sunday, April 3, 2016, at the ND GOP Convention at Scheels Arena in Fargo of his choice to endorse Donald Trump for president. Rick Abbott / The Forum

MINOT — The U.S. Supreme Court has handed down some significant rulings recently, and Sen. Kevin Cramer likes what he’s seeing.

“The decision was a strong one and a good one,” he said in this episode of Plain Talk, discussing the recent opinion striking down President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness program. He also acknowledged that student loan debt is a real problem that members of Congress and state leaders should address.

“We’re going to have a border war with Minnesota over tuition,” he said, referring to North Dakota University System officials firing up the klaxons over a free tuition program implemented by our eastern neighbor’s lawmakers.

“I’m glad I’m not in charge of making those decisions,” he added. “I’m sure the college presidents are glad I’m not, as well.”

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