Sen. Cramer Statement on House Democrats' Public Impeachment Hearing Today

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) issued the following statement on the public impeachment hearings House Democrats began today:

“These hearings are pointless. Today’s political theater in the House of Representatives is nothing more than an outward demonstration of their inward motivation to remove President Trump from office since the day he was elected. Democrats’ one-sided impeachment process is producing no persuasive substance; their only accomplishment is further dividing...

Sen. Cramer Statement on The Trump Administration Ending Regulations Violating Constitutional Rights of Nonprofits

BISMARCK – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s Health and Human Services (HHS) ending regulations which violated the Constitutional rights of nonprofit organizations:

“This is a win for supporters of the Constitution. It overturns overreaching regulations written by unelected bureaucrats violating the religious rights of nonprofit organizations, such as faith-based adoption agencies. I applaud President Trump and Secretary Azar for...

Sen. Cramer Statement on House Democrats Launching Impeachment Inquiry of President Trump

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) issued the following statement on House Democrats voting to launch their impeachment inquiry of President Donald J. Trump:

“While I may become a juror if the House continues to double down on their nonsensical impeachment crusade, I will not shirk my responsibility to call them out for their horrible handling of this process. House Democrats’ impeachment rationale is built on lies, selective leaks, and fabricated quotes all designed to twist public...

Sen. Cramer: Judiciary Committee Advances Traynor’s Nomination to be North Dakota’s Next District Judge

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) issued the following statement on the Senate Judiciary Committee voting to advance Daniel M. Traynor’s nomination to be U.S. District Judge for North Dakota:

“I am thankful to see my colleagues join me in supporting Dan’s nomination. Dan is an exceptional man with excellent qualifications and a reputation for going above and beyond in serving his community, and I know he will continue to do that once confirmed to this...

Sen. Cramer Helps Introduce Resolution Condemning the House Impeachment Inquiry

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) joined Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and several Republican colleagues to introduce a resolution condemning the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry.

“The House’s impeachment investigation has been nothing more than secretive hearings and selective leaks designed to sway public opinion and hurt President Trump. It is a hyper-partisan process completely void of due process,” said...

Sen. Cramer on Confirmation of North Dakotan David Black as Social Security Deputy Commissioner

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) issued the following statement on the confirmation of North Dakotan David Black as Social Security Deputy Commissioner:

“I am glad to see David confirmed. He is well-qualified for this post, and I look forward to working with him to help preserve Social Security for future generations.”

David Black was a senior advisor to the Commissioner of Social Security before being confirmed. He previously served as their general counsel during the Bush and...

Sen. Cramer Issues Statement, Joins Unified Message against Democrats Court-Packing Threat

BISMARCK – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) and the entire Senate Republican caucus sent a letter to the Supreme Court today in response to Democratic Senators threatening to pack the court if a certain case was not heard.

“Judicial independence is under assault. Democrats in Congress, and on the presidential campaign trail, have peddled plans to pack this court with more justices in order to further their radical legislative agenda,” the letter says. “Democrats’ amicus brief demonstrates...

Senator Kevin Cramer on President Trump's Nomination of Daniel Traynor to be U.S. District Judge for North Dakota

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BISMARCK – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) today announced President Donald J. Trump nominated Daniel M. Traynor to be U.S. District Judge for North Dakota.

“I am grateful President Trump nominated Dan, whom I have known for over 30 years. I urged the President to choose him because he is a person of tremendous character, committed to the rule of law and our Constitution,” said Senator Cramer. “Like his father, Dan has spent his professional life as an attorney,...

Sen. Cramer Meets with Gen. Hyten, Questions Him During Nomination Hearing

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator and Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) member Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) met with Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff nominee General John Hyten.

“We discussed the importance of Space Force, the Arctic Mission, and Ground-Based Strategic Deterrence. General Hyten’s background and understanding of these issues makes him an asset both to our nation and to our state’s military community,” said Senator Cramer. “I look forward to working with him once he is confirmed...

Sen. Cramer on Gen. Hyten's Nomination Hearing

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator and Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) member Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) issued the following statement on the nomination of General John Hyten to be Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff:

“I appreciate the thoroughness of the committee and the cooperation of General Hyten throughout this extensive process. I look forward to supporting his nomination, and I urge my colleagues to do the same.”

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