State Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, and 42nd Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, answer questions at a town hall event on Thursday, Oct. 12, at Western Washington University in Bellingham. They address: Education spending / Homelessness and mental health (2:33) /
Climate change (4:05) / Conservative viewpoints in higher education (6:22) / Transgender bathroom rights (9:03)
Senator John McCain jabbed Monday night at unnamed pushers of isolationist politics, saying at his National Constitution Center Liberty Medal ceremony in Philadelphia that abandoning America's role as an international leader is "unpatriotic". The six-term Republican senator from Arizona made the remarks after receiving the award for a lifetime of service and sacrifice to the country.
During a hurricane briefing in Puerto Rico on Tuesday, President Donald Trump decided to make a joke about the cost of hurricane recovery and it didn't go over well: "I hate to tell you Puerto Rico, but you have thrown our budget a little out of whack."
Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) returned to House floor for the first time on Sept. 28, 2017 since being shot at practice for the annual congressional baseball game. He was welcomed with standing ovations and hugs before he spoke of the "outpouring of love" he received after he was wounded.
During President Donald Trump's speech at a rally in Huntsville, Ala. on Sept. 22, 2017, he said any player that sits during the national anthem is a "son of a bitch." The president also rescinded NBA champ Stephen Curry's invitation to the White House. Trump's comments ultimately led to more protests by NFL players, coaches and owners during the national anthem on Sept. 24, 2017.
President Trump in his first speech to the United Nations referred to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un as a "rocket man," and said the United States, if forced to defend itself and its allies, is "willing and able" to take military action.
Heather Heyer was killed when a vehicle drove through counter protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. On Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, her grandfather, father, and mother talked about her passion and beliefs at a memorial service.,
During a press conference about infrastructure held at Trump Tower on Aug. 15, President Donald Trump said that “both sides,” including the “alt-left” were to blame for the violent rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
David Lukens, CEO of Grace Harbor Farms, west of Lynden, talks about the USDA grant that helped his small dairy thrive and hire 4 more employees. The grant program was cut out of Trump's budget proposal.
With Gov Jay Inslee observing at his right, Washington State Patrol Trooper Cody Fath goes for a spin utilizing the distracted driver simulator on July 17. The Driving Under the Influence of Electronics Act, which prohibits hand-held phone use while driving and restricting hands-free use to a single touch, will go into effect on July 23.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas said on July 13, 2017 that he will now vote "yes" after his amendment creating a fund to help insurers cover people with higher medical costs was added to the Senate health care bill.
Christopher A. Wray stated that his "loyalty was to the constitution" and the law during his testimony at the nomination hearing for FBI director on Wednesday. He was grilled by senators on his ability to remain independent of the White House in investiga