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Video: Armstrong Gets Democratic Witness to Agree That Committee Subpoena Would Have Required Barr to Break the Law

Video: Armstrong Gets Democratic Witness to Agree That Committee Subpoena Would Have Required Barr to Break the Law

Democrats have been rough on Attorney General William Barr lately, accusing him of violating the law, and even going so far as to joke about putting him in handcuffs for refusing to comply with a U.S. House subpoena demanding an unredacted copy of the Mueller report. But what if that subpoena itself would have required

Plain Talk: Armstrong Says Congress Does Do Other Stuff Besides Talking About Mueller, Trump

It can be hard to tell at times, but Congressman Kelly Armstrong says Congress does actually do things aside from hold hearings about the Mueller investigation and President Donald Trump’s alleged obstruction and collusion. On this episode of Plain Talk he describes progress on bipartisan legislation to address opioid abuse, but acknowledged that the Democratic

Plain Talk: Congressman Armstrong Says Democrats “Aren’t Interested in the Truth, They’re Interested in the Fight”

As Washington D.C. is embroiled in a bitter fight over the report from special prosecutor Robert Mueller, and the Trump administration’s handling of it, Congressman Kelly Armstrong says his Democratic colleagues aren’t out to clear the muddy waters. “They’re not interested in the truth,” he said on this episode of Plain Talk. “They’re interested in

Plain Talk: Congressman Armstrong Says Constituents Aren’t Asking About the Mueller Report, Lawmakers Take Auditor’s Authority Away

On this episode of Plain Talk Congressman Kelly Armstrong takes listener questions and talks about some recent town hall events he’s held. He said constituents have a lot of questions about immigration and trade policy, but nobody is asking about the Mueller report despite the amount of media attention it’s getting. Also, state lawmakers have

Plain Talk: Reviewing the Mueller Report, Rep. Armstrong Praises Trump for “Unprecedented Transparency”

“Every one of them is already public knowledge.” That’s what Congressman Kelly Armstrong said on this episode of Plain Talk. He was referring to the information about alleged obstruction by the Trump administration from the Mueller report which the Congressman had been reviewing ahead of the interview. He praised Trump for “unprecedented transparency” in dealing

Plain Talk: Rep. Armstrong Says Democrats Amended Violence Against Women Act So It Wouldn’t Pass

On this episode of Plain Talk, Congressman Kelly Armstrong took questions from listeners, including one on renewing the Violence Against Women Act. He said if that legislation was offered up for renewal in the same form it’s existed in previous years it would have passed with more Republican support. Democrats, according to Armstrong, added amendments

Plain Talk: Rep. Armstrong Says Demands for Full Mueller Report Are a “Political Stunt”

“Sometimes we hurt our friends more when we do these sort of things,” Rep. Kelly Armstrong said on this episode of Plain Talk. He was responding to a listener question about President Donald Trump’s proposal to shut down the border with Mexico. Armstrong says he opposes the move. “We need our trading partners in Canada

Plain Talk: Rape Is Rape, and Congressman Armstrong Says Special Olympics Funding Shouldn’t Be Cut

On this episode of Plain Talk, this week a state lawmaker introduced an amendment to a parental rights bill which would have treated marital rape as if it were a unique category of sexual assault. Then he was something less than truthful about the origin of the amendment. Also, Congressman Kelly Armstrong takes listener questions

Plain Talk: Congressman Armstrong Tells Critics “I Had an Oil Well in My First Campaign Ad”

Congressman Kelly Armstrong has come under fire this week for his background working and investing in the oil industry. Some say it should disqualify him from serving on a House committee tasked with addressing climate change. “Congratulations to the D.C. media. It took them two months to figure out I’m in the oil industry,” Armstrong

Plain Talk: Rep. Armstrong Says Amount of “Anti-Capitalist” Thinking in Washington D.C. Is “Very, Very Scary”

If we buy into “her version of a social contract…we are doomed,” Congressman Kelly Armstrong said on this episode of Plain Talk. He was referring to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s questioning of Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan earlier this week during which she asked pointed questions suggesting his bank had been complicit in the “caging of

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