John Hoeven

Following President Trump’s public admission on ABC that he’d listen to foreign aid against his opponent in the next election, there is a renewed call for Congress to pass election integrity legislation currently in the U.S. Senate. The President’s position ...

Americans were relieved from another impending tax increase from tariffs on Mexican goods over the weekend. Congratulations are in order, I suppose. Last week, Republicans in Congress learned what can happen when they show independence from the White House when ...

Late Thursday night, President Trump tweeted his administration would be taking steps to impose tariffs on Mexico. The move, reportedly “hurried out the door” by White House aides creates a lot of questions on what comes next. For example, how ...

It is a fair question. Have any of North Dakota’s federal delegation read the Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller report? Today during his first public comments since undertaking the investigation, Robert Mueller challenged people to read the report. A case ...

More people are beginning to wonder if the Trump administration has a plan when it comes to the trade dispute with China. It seems a series of tweets riddled with misleading claims and outright lies has only increased the uncertainty ...

On Tuesday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos defended budget cuts to programs including the Special Olympics in the administration’s budget proposal. The budget, proposed by President Trump and supported by DeVos, calls for approximately $18 million in cuts to Special Olympics. A shameful ...

North Dakota lawmakers were caught holding a meeting about the Department of Human Services budget behind a locked door in Bismarck. The meeting was exposed by Forum Communications’ John Hageman and the Associated Press’ James McPherson. You can read Hageman’s ...

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan released a list of authorized military construction projects that are subject to being “canceled” or “reduced” by $3.6 billion and reallocated to pay for President Trump’s border wall. The compiled list was requested and published by ...

President Trump’s proposed $4.75 trillion budget doesn’t have places like North Dakota in mind. Desired cuts to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) including changes to the premium subsidy for crop insurance, cuts to the Department of Transportation (DOT), Department ...

On Friday, Senator Kevin Cramer said he had “concerns” about the “unnecessary” national emergency declaration from President Trump regarding the border wall. On Monday, Cramer told Fox Business he happens to “like the policy” and would vote against the resolution ...