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Rep. Kelly Armstrong (R-N.D.) listens to Michael Cohen testify before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Feb. 27, 2019. Cohen accused President Donald Trump of an expansive pattern of lies and criminality, offering a damning portrayal of life inside the president’s orbit. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/Copyright 2020 The New York Times)

Plain Talk: Rep. Armstrong Says FBI Officials “Perjured Themselves” and Should Face Accountability

Plain Talk: Rep. Armstrong Says FBI Officials “Perjured Themselves” and Should Face Accountability

On this episode of Plain Talk, Congressman Kelly Armstrong talks about his efforts to hold the FBI accountable for their abuse and manipulation of the FISA court. Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testified before a committee Armstrong serves on this week, and North Dakota’s at-large congressman thinks his findings deserve more public attention.

Zach Raknerud participates in the North Dakota State Fair Parade in Minot during his 2018 campaign for the North Dakota House of Representatives Photo via Facebook

Plain Talk: Dem House Candidate Talks About His Campaign, His Issues, and Why Trump Is So Popular in North Dakota

Zach Raknerud is a young Democrat from Minot – he’s 26 years old and has been involved in state politics for the “better part of five years” – who has filed paperwork with the FEC to campaign for the U.S. House. He joined me to talk about that on this episode of Plain Talk. This

Congressman Kelly Armstrong Nick Nelson / Grand Forks Herald

Plain Talk Podcast: Congressman Armstrong Talks Impeachment, Trade, Facial Recognition, and the Astros Cheating Scandal

On this episode of Plain Talk, Congressman Kelly Armstrong joins me to talk about impeachment as the House delivers the articles they passed to the U.S. Senate. He reacts to recent revelations from the Government Accountability Office, and associates of Rudy Giuliani, and what bearing they have on the impeachment process. We also covered trade,

Congressman Kelly Armstrong (R-ND) prepares for an interview with CNN Photo via Twitter

‘It Will Be Impeachment Every Single Time’

“In the history of our country, the party who is not in the White House has accused the White House of abuse of power,” Armstrong said. “It started 200 years ago, it will continue into the future, except now, congratulations, it will be impeachment every single time one party controls the House of Representatives and

President Donald Trump speaks with Gov. Doug Burgum and his wife, Kathryn Helgaas on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at the Fargo Air National Guard Base ahead of his rally at Scheels Arena in Fargo. Erin Bormett / The Forum

Amid Scandal and a Push for Impeachment North Dakota’s Top Elected Officials Join Trump’s Re-Election Campaign

There were some headlines earlier this week about incumbent President Donald Trump losing some popularity in North Dakota ahead of the 2020 election year. That was according to one poll, anyway, and I’m dubious of its findings for several reasons. Still, scandal has enveloped the Trump administration, and there is an ardent for impeachment in

President Donald Trump speaks during a 2018 rally in Duluth, Minn. Forum News Service file photo

As Democrats Pursue Impeachment They Should Promise to Let Trump Run for Re-Election

I don’t think the House of Representatives is actually going to impeach President Trump. I could be wrong, but as we approach another election year, I suspect certain political realities are going to set in. Impeachment isn’t nearly as popular with the broader electorate as it is among Democrats even amid the revelations about Trump’s

Rep. Kelly Armstrong (R-N.D.) listens to Michael Cohen testify before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Feb. 27, 2019. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)

Plain Talk: Congressman Armstrong Says He “Can’t Tell You How Much Time” Democrats Have “Wasted” on Impeachment

“I can’t tell you how much time we’ve wasted on this.” That’s what Congressman Kelly Armstrong had to say of the latest push from Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump. He said the current controversy, with accusations that Trump pursued an untoward arrangement with the leader of Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden

Rep. Ruth Buffalo, D-Fargo Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune

Socialist State Lawmaker May Be Considering a Challenge to Republican Congressman Kelly Armstrong

It’s fall in an odd-numbered year, and that means we need to start thinking about who may and may not be running for elected office in this election cycle. I’ll be honest with you, the news on that front is a little slow in North Dakota, owing mostly to the dominance of the NDGOP and

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) gestures during an exchange with former Vice President Joe Biden, left, about his opposition to school busing as Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) looks on during the Democratic presidential debate in Miami on Thursday night, June 27, 2019. Doug Mills / ©2019 The New York Times

Should There Be an Age Limit for Holding Elected Office?

Former President Jimmy Carter, 95 years old next month, was asked during a recent town hall at the Carter Center in Atlanta whether he would consider running for president again. Carter was defeated by Ronald Reagan in 1980 after serving only one term in office. He is technically eligible to run again, and indeed former

Screenshot of a filing with the FEC for a campaign committee named the Order of the Mantic Syndicate

What Is the Order of the Mantic Syndicate and Why Is It Running for the United States House?

According to a recent filing with the FEC, a Williston man named Matthew Austin Gullo is running for the United States House of Representatives. He isn’t affiliating himself with a political party at this point, but on his statement of candidacy form he indicates a campaign committee called (rather disjointedly) Friends of Committee Elect Matthew

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