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Letter to the Editor: Zinke’s priorities

October 31, 2022

Susan Lake Daily Inter Lake There are many reasons to vote for Ryan Zinke. He believes in borders, he knows that this out of control spending by congress and the current administration has to stop, he knows killing fossil fuels is not the answer for the planet, he knows that girls should compete against girls […]

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Letter to the Editor: A plea to Libertarian voters

October 30, 2022

Ed Sperry, Col USAF (ret) Ravalli Republic I ask for those who may be considering voting for the Libertarian candidate John Lamb to consider the effect of a vote for a third party. Any one believing in the Constitution will surely harbor a dissenting opinion. I humbly ask that you lend me an ear. I […]

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Cut Bank Pioneer Press: Zinke visits Glacier County

October 21, 2022

Cut Bank Pioneer Press Former Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, Republican candidate for Montana’s new Western Congressional District seat, paid a visit to the local area Friday and Saturday as part of his campaign tour. Zinke visited with Chief Judge Carl Pepion (right) and participated in a ride-along with Blackfeet Law Enforcement Services officers […]

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Letter to the Editor: We need a warrior, not a lawyer

October 21, 2022

Lake County Leader Larry and Dorothy Ashcroft Are things better today than they were two years ago? Absolutely not. Monica Tranel is a former Republican who worked on Conrad Burns’ staff in D.C. Monica ran for the Montana Public Service Commission in 2004 and lost as a Republican. Monica changed parties, ran for the PSC […]

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Letter to the Editor: Montanans must unify, support Zinke for Congress

October 21, 2022

Bozeman Daily Chronicle Ken Nass In my 62 years, this year’s midterm elections may be the most important in my lifetime. Here in Montana, the consequences of having an unhinged Democrat represent us is dire. On one side, we have Monica Tranel, a radical environmental lawyer bent on destroying the oil and gas industry and […]

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Breitbart: Montana Libertarian, Democrat Candidates Coordinate to Spoil Ryan Zinke’s Campaign

October 19, 2022

Breitbart Sean Moran Montana congressional Libertarian candidate John Lamb and Democrat candidate Monica Tranel are coordinating their efforts to spoil Republican Ryan Zinke’s comeback campaign in the state’s first congressional district. As a libertarian congressional candidate, one would think that Lamb would oppose Tranel, who, similar to most Democrats, generally support larger government than their […]

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Letter to the Editor: Many reasons to vote for Zinke

October 17, 2022

Missoulian, Susan Lake There are many reasons to vote for Ryan Zinke. He believes in borders, he knows that this out-of-control spending by Congress and the current administration has to stop, he knows killing fossil fuels is not the answer for the planet, he knows that girls should compete against girls in sports, he knows […]

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Letter to the Editor: Zinke has proven accomplishments

October 17, 2022

Flathead Beacon, Ray Thompson & Verdell Jackson Ryan Zinke is from Whitefish and has the background and determination to fight against the destruction of our country. On the football team in Whitefish, he was an outstanding leader fighting for his team. He became a Navy Seal Commander and was deployed all over the world to […]

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Letter to the Editor: Zinke understands parental rights in education

October 17, 2022

Montana Standard, Richard Sieminski Reminder: the Biden Administration weaponized the Department of Justice against concerned parents, calling them “domestic terrorists” and attaching threat tags to them for protesting COVID mandates at their local school boards. And radical Monica Tranel is right on board. Fortunately, Montanans have a candidate in Ryan Zinke who will stand up […]

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Montana Talks: Media, Dems Push False Claims in Montana Congressional Race

October 17, 2022

Montana Talks, Aaron Flint Did the Lee Newspapers even bother fact checking their reporters before they drool all over the Democrat candidate in the Congressional race in Western Montana? This is just embarrassing given how much print the Lee Newspapers have given to the transgender sports agenda over the years. In their profile piece of the radical […]

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Team Zinke Weekly Roundup: We have a new ad, Flathead Republicans unite, and Ryan dispels the lies about politically-motivated “investigations”

October 14, 2022

Team Zinke Weekly Roundup: We have a new ad, Flathead Republicans unite, and Ryan dispels the lies about politically-motivated “investigations” Don’t believe the false attacks. Watch our new ad! When foreign companies wanted to mine Paradise Valley, Ryan stepped up. As a Congressman, he took them on and as Secretary, he shut them down. When […]

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Letter to the Editor: Gutter Tactics

October 10, 2022

Daily Inter Lake Mark Agather, Kalispell It’s all too obvious and predictable. In her race against Ryan Zinke for our new U.S. House seat, Monica Tranel is concentrating almost solely on the allegations made mostly during Ryan’s tenure as the head of the Interior. It makes no difference that after extensive investigations, none of them […]

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Zinke slams Tranel for supporting the “Inflation Reduction Act”

October 07, 2022

KGVO – Talk Back Missoula, MT (KGVO-AM News) – On a recent Talk Back show, Republican Congressional candidate Ryan Zinke took his Democratic opponent Monica Tranel to task for her enthusiastic support for the recently passed ‘Inflation Reduction Act’. “You know her vision of our country?” asked Zinke. “If you’ve watched the debate, it was interesting. Monica Tranel was […]

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NBC MT Today: Zinke discusses economy, investigations, federal overreach, abortion

October 05, 2022

NBC Montana MISSOULA, Mont. — U.S. Congressional Candidate Ryan Zinke topped by NBC Montana Today’s studios for a live interview on Wednesday. Zinke outlined some of his economic priorities. “Montana is getting hit by inflation probably more than anyone else,” Zinke said. “We drive bigger trucks, the distances are longer. Inflation really is energy costs. We […]

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Letter to the Editor: Ryan Zinke earned my vote

October 04, 2022

Daily Inter Lake, Mike Cuffe With personal knowledge of candidates running for Congress from Western Montana, Ryan Zinke is hands down the best choice. Al Olszewski and Mary Todd, who ran against him in the Republican primary, have publicly endorsed Ryan Zinke. Liberal opposition throws mud at him. They fear the power his voice holds […]

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The Truth About Tranel

October 03, 2022

Fact Check: Tranel caught lying about her drug money  Fact Check: Monica Tranel claimed that she did not defend a convicted child rapist and try to get his conviction overturned. TRUTH: In 2011, as a private, for-hire attorney, Monica Tranel took the appeal of Robert Riggs, a convicted serial child rapist. Riggs was convicted by […]

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Team Zinke Weekly Roundup: Zinke wins debate, Small Business owners make their endorsement, and Monica Tranel loses her cool

October 03, 2022

Debate Time On Saturday night, Ryan shined in this election’s only televised debate, hosted by MTN in Bozeman. Radical environmental lawyer Monica Tranel repeatedly lied to viewers, dodged questions, interrupted Ryan, and tried to distance herself from her radical positions and her lack of a plan to address tough issues. In one case, after Tranel […]

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Zinke talks small business issues in Bozeman

October 01, 2022

Bozeman Daily Chronicle Strains on resources and their effect on small businesses in Montana were the central focus of a roundtable hosted by Republican congressional candidate Ryan Zinke. The roundtable Friday, which was held at Lockhorn Cider House, was part of a campaign stop for Zinke, who is running for the newly created western congressional […]

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Western Montana Small Business Owners Endorse Zinke

September 30, 2022

For Immediate Release September 30, 2022 Contact: [email protected] Western Montana Small Business Owners Endorse Zinke Zinke hosts small business roundtable, hears challenges and opportunities, offers solutions   (BOZEMAN, MT) – Today, at Lockhorn Hard Cider in Downtown Bozeman, former Congressman and Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke hosted a small business roundtable where he heard the opportunities and challenges […]

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Dem Congressional Candidate in Montana…Still Unhinged

September 28, 2022

KXTL, Aaron Flint “Why did you try to release a child rapist out of prison?” That was the question posed to Democrat Congressional candidate Monica Tranel, who is the Democrat candidate for the Western Congressional seat in Montana this November. Tranel visibly came unhinged when asked the question. As you can see in the video below, […]

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Washington Free Beacon: This Montana Democrat Invests in Company She Blames For Housing Crisis

September 27, 2022

A Democrat running for Montana’s newest congressional district may have profited off a company she says blocks Montana families from affording homes. Monica Tranel has slammed Airbnb and other vacation rental services for depleting the supply of long-term rentals and homes in her state. But financial disclosures show Tranel owns up to $50,000 in stock in Airbnb, meaning she […]

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Letter to the editor: Todd supporter switches to Zinke

September 26, 2022

I supported Mary Todd in the primary. Here’s why I’m voting for Ryan Zinke. I was a proud supporter of Mary Todd of the Montana GOP state Director. She is a true America-First patriot with a compelling story and the resolve to get things done. I was proud to run her campaign and I count […]

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Letter to the Editor: Zinke and Tranel

September 21, 2022

The race for Montana’s new U.S. House seat is critical to the future of our country. I know both candidates and have worked directly with both of them. I served in the Montana Senate with Commander Zinke and was on the Montana Public Service Commission when Ms. Tranel worked as counsel for the Montana Consumer […]

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Letter to the editor: Don’t buy in to Monica’s lies about ‘debates’

September 20, 2022

Fair and honest debate is key to any political race — it allows voters to engage directly with the candidates and hear their positions on the issues on their hearts and minds. Recently, Monica Tranel has been using a clever, but deceptive campaign tactic: she’s hosting campaign events, dragging along Libertarian John Lamb to make […]

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Letter to the editor: Zinke loves our country

September 19, 2022

Daily Inter Lake Vote for Ryan Zinke for U.S. House. Ryan is a Montana boy and a patriot through and through. Ryan grew up in Whitefish and graduated from Whitefish High in 1980. I graduated from Flathead High in 1979 and did not know Ryan at that time, but my mother did. My mother taught […]

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Letter to the editor: Zinke will lead with women, not against

September 19, 2022

Missoulian I share a favorite photograph capturing why I am voting for Ryan Zinke. Montana will be well served by Zinke. Ryan visited my office to support me in a local race over my opponent, a male incumbent. His wife Lola, a highly educated lawyer and self-sufficient woman, accompanied him. I figured she had the […]

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Breitbart News: Ryan Zinke Slams Biden Energy Policies: ‘Fairy Dust and Hope’

September 17, 2022

Breitbart News Republican U.S. House congressional candidate for Montana’s 1st congressional district Ryan Zinke slammed the Biden administration’s energy policies as driving up inflation, worsening supply chain issues, and putting the United States’s national security at risk, during an exclusive interview with SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Saturday. “If you were to describe what a failed nation […]

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On the Trail with Z: September 15, 2022

September 15, 2022

Ryan Zinke tackles the Department of Miseducation, Inflation and pays respects to our Benghazi Heroes This week Ryan Zinke announced his plan on fixing the broken K-12 education system and it starts with protecting the parents and affirming parental rights in the classroom. In his new column in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, Ryan points out that much of the […]

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Zinke will vote for higher wages, lower inflation

September 14, 2022

Montana Standard The race for Montana’s new House seat is critical to the future of our country. I know both candidates and have worked directly with both of them. I served in the Montana Senate with Commander Zinke and was on the Montana Public Service Commission when Ms. Tranel worked as counsel for the Montana […]

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Bigfork Remebers Benghazi on 9/11

September 12, 2022

Montana Talks – Aaron Flint Sunday not only served as the 21st anniversary of the 9-11 terror attacks on America, it also served as the 10-year anniversary of the Benghazi terror attacks on the US Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Many of you may not have known this, but Montana actually has our own Benghazi Memorial […]

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On the Trail with Z: September 9, 2022

September 09, 2022

Watch Ryan’s New Ad! Click Here Team Zinke started off strong this week with a new ad which tells the story of our shared Montana values and Ryan’s lifetime of service to our great state. Make sure to share on social media and get the word out! Spread the Truth About Tranel Monica Tranel once […]

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On the Trail with Z: August 23, 2022

August 23, 2022

Ryan Zinke strikes FEAR into the DC swamp with the “Federal Employee Accountability and Reduction Act” This week, Ryan Zinke announced his first legislation: the Federal Employee Accountability and Reduction Act, a ten point plan to confront the entrenched bureaucracy of the DC swamp. Ryan Zinke knows firsthand how powerful the DC Swamp can be. […]

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Zinke proposes bill targeting federal agencies

August 23, 2022

Helena IR Republican nominee for Montana’s new western congressional district Ryan Zinke said the first bill he’d introduce if he wins in November would target certain federal employees, echoing concerns he raised while Secretary of the Interior of an “entrenched” bureaucracy and tapping into GOP frustrations following a search of former President Donald Trump’s home […]

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Zinke: Put the FEAR Into the Fed Bureaucracy

August 23, 2022

KBUL Former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is looking to serve Montana in Congress once again, and his first piece of legislation is EXACTLY what is needed in this country. We have a federal bureaucracy that has run amok. They’ve run amok under Democrat presidents, and they’ve run amok under Republican presidents. Earlier today, Zinke first […]

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On the Trail With Z: August 10, 2022

August 18, 2022

Yikes: Monica Tranel Shows she isn’t fit to lead at Missoula Candidate Forum and the Libertarian John Lamb doesn’t own a gun   Monica Tranel showed her true colors this week at the Missoula City Club debate on Monday afternoon. Grabbing the microphone away from candidates, interrupting questions and responding angrily when her far left positions […]

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Ryan Zinke Announces FEAR Act as First Piece of Legislation

August 17, 2022

For Immediate Release August 17, 2022 Contact [email protected]      Ryan Zinke Announces FEAR Act as First Piece of Legislation  The 10-point Federal Employees Accountability and Reduction Act would put the fear of accountability in the hearts of bad actors and root out corrupt government employees, returning power to the people (WHITEFISH, MT) Today, the Honorable Ryan Zinke, […]

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MONTANA DEMOCRAT CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE “UNHINGED” IN MISSOULA

August 10, 2022

KMMS We haven’t seen nor heard much from the Democrat candidate for the Western Congressional District here in Montana, but if this is her first look – Monica Tranel looks unhinged. You can even see the moderator Sally Mauk nervously approach the candidates as Tranel angrily tries to grab the microphone from former Montana Congressman […]

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House candidates face off in Missoula forum

August 10, 2022

The Missoulian MISSOULA — Sharp exchanges and one candidate grabbing the microphone from the hand of another marked the first time contenders for Montana’s new western U.S. House seat faced off in a forum held in Missoula Monday. The audience of about 250 at a hotel conference room saw stark differences between Republican Ryan Zinke, […]

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US House Dist. 1 candidates show differences in debate

August 10, 2022

NBC Montana MISSOULA, Mont. — The three candidates hoping to secure enough votes for Montana’s western U.S. House district debated Monday at the Double Tree in Missoula, hosted by the Missoula City Club. The debate started off swinging, with hot-button topics like abortion rights, Second Amendment rights and questions asked by the public. The three candidates, […]

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Tranel, Zinke, and Lamb spar over abortion, climate and energy

August 10, 2022

Montana Free Press The three candidates for Montana’s newly created western congressional district squared off in person for the first time at a candidate forum in Missoula Monday, landing glancing blows and setting the stage for a race that will elevate Montana issues to the national stage and localize national political dynamics as the major […]

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U.S. House candidates lay out their visions during Missoula forum

August 10, 2022

Montana Public Radio The three candidates for Montana’s new western congressional district squared off for the first time Monday in a public forum hosted in Missoula. Tensions were high between Republican Ryan Zinke and Democrat Monica Tranel. Within the first 15 minutes of the forum as candidates gave opening statements, Tranel and Zinke were already talking […]

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Personality, plus issues, highlight spirited House debate in Missoula

August 10, 2022

KPAX MISSOULA – With inflation, abortion rights and climate change on the menu, there’s no shortage of things to debate in the final weeks of the campaign for Montana’s new Congressional seat. But the showdown also has a heaping helping of personality as the three candidates for the House District 1 seat gather for the […]

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Ryan Zinke: Monica Tranel’s plan to tax and spend increases inflation

August 10, 2022

Helena Independent Record Ryan Zinke No matter how hard Biden tries to redefine it, America is in a recession and Montana is feeling the pain. For decades economists considered the top indicator of a recession to be two fiscal quarters of economic retraction. According to government data, we’re there. But according to Biden’s White House […]

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Letter to the editor: Zinke understands preserving personal liberty

August 10, 2022

The Missoulian Brian Schweitzer oozes contempt for his fellow citizens. To him everyone who dedicated their lives to defending our country is just a closet socialist. Democrats hate the term socialist because it exposes their authoritarian goals. In the 20th century, the effort to obtain those goals led to the murder of millions at the […]

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FORMER SECRETARY RYAN ZINKE CALLS ON BIDEN ADMIN TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION TO REBUILD HIGHWAY 89 AND OTHER CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE TO HELP STRANDED GARDINER RESIDENTS

June 14, 2022

For Immediate Release Contact: [email protected]   FORMER SECRETARY RYAN ZINKE CALLS ON BIDEN ADMIN TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION TO REBUILD HIGHWAY 89 AND OTHER CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE TO HELP STRANDED GARDINER RESIDENTS    Nearly a thousand residents plus tourists trapped by destroyed roads and bridges after 100-year flood (WHITEFISH, MT) Today, Ryan Zinke, former Montana Congressman […]

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Letter to the editor: Zinke is a supporter of life

June 01, 2022

Missoulian I am writing this letter in support of Ryan Zinke and his pro-life stance. There is a lot of mis-information out there and I want people to know the truth. Ryan carried the Fetal Homicide Bill for Montana Right to Life while he was a state senator. He also tried to get monies to […]

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Ryan Zinke gets the endorsement of former President Donald Trump

May 24, 2022

1st District Congressional candidate Ryan Zinke introduced the former President of the United States Donald Trump to endorse him late Monday evening. “I remember when President Trump was President, we had two dollar gas, the border was secure, and he was fighting the swamp,” began Zinke. “There isn’t any better defender of American freedoms than President […]

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Zinke talks wildfire, forest management in Belgrade

May 24, 2022

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle With the days winding down to the June 7 primary, Republican congressional candidate Ryan Zinke made a stop in Belgrade Sunday to discuss forest management, wildfire and Montana’s place in the upcoming federal farm bill. Zinke, the former congressman and interior secretary, brought Rep. Glenn Thompson, a Republican from Pennsylvania, to […]

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Montana Ag Network: Zinke hosts ag-focused forum in Great Falls

May 24, 2022

KRTV GREAT FALLS — Ryan Zinke, a candidate in the Republican primary for Montana’s first Congressional district, hosted a forum in Great Falls on Thursday, May 19, 2022. He was joined by leaders from the agriculture community, including grain growers, pulse crop growers, fertilizer sellers, and producers of other ag products and services. Topics discussed by attendees included […]

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Zinke a True Montana Conservative

May 24, 2022

The Flathead Beacon Recently, losing candidates and members of the media have been spreading false narratives that Ryan Zinke lives in California. I have known Ryan Zinke for close to 20 years. I first met Ryan when he returned from serving his country as a Navy SEAL and we became friends during his first congressional […]

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Letter to the editor: Zinke will defend our right to bear arms

May 24, 2022

The Missoulian Out of all of the freedoms we hold dear as Americans, the right to bear arms stands supreme. That’s why I’m supporting Ryan Zinke for Congress in Montana’s new Congressional district. As Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke fought tirelessly for the rights of sportsmen, hunters and gun owners. That’s why he’s endorsed […]

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Zinke and Trump Doing Monday Night Montana “Tele-Rally”

May 16, 2022

KBUL  President Donald Trump is hosting a Montana “tele-rally” alongside his former US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Monday night. Zinke is a former congressman and Navy SEAL who is running for the newly created Western district now that Montana gained a second seat in the US House of Representatives. He’s already been endorsed by […]

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On the Trail With Z: April 7, 2022

May 12, 2022

Endorsement Alert! NRA Endorses Ryan Zinke for Congress and Awards A+ Rating! Yesterday, the National Rifle Association endorsed Ryan Zinke for Congress. Ryan Zinke has a lifelong record defending the Second Amendment rights of all Americans as Congressman for Montana’s at-large district and as US Secretary of the Interior under President Trump. On his first […]

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Hungry Horse News: Zinke says humanitarian aid should be air dropped to Ukraine

May 12, 2022

Hungry Horse News Republican Congressional candidate Ryan Zinke stumped at the Blue Moon Nite Club on Friday. Montana’s First Congressional District was added after the state gained a seat as its population grew to over 1 million in the 2020 census. Zinke was formerly a Montana Congressman from 2015-2017 before becoming Secretary of Interior under […]

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On the Trail With Z: April 29, 2022

May 12, 2022

Watch: Ryan Zinke Joins Brian Kilmeade on Fox & Friends This week, Ryan joined Brian Kilmeade on Fox & Friends to talk about Vladimir Putin’s illegal invasion of Ukraine. In his time as a US Navy SEAL and as a Commander in SEAL Team Six, Ryan knows that the only way to negotiate with the […]

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Ravalli Republic: Zinke will fight for the unborn

May 12, 2022

The Ravalli Republic In an election as important as this one, with control of the House on the line, choosing the candidate for Western Montana who will most effectively fight for our values is the top priority. This is why I am supporting Ryan Zinke because of his record of fighting for life at both […]

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Missoulian: Letter to the editor: Zinke will fight for Montana

May 12, 2022

The Missoulian Ryan Zinke has the experience to make sure that Montana’s voice is heard in Congress. How do we know that Ryan Zinke will deliver for Montana? Because he has the track record as Secretary of the Interior and as Montana’s at-large congressman to prove it. Right now one of the most important issues […]

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On the Trail With Z: April 15, 2022

April 15, 2022

Watch: Ryan Zinke Describes What He is Most Proud of From His Time As Secretary of the Interior. From protecting sportsmen’s rights to hunt and fish on public land to making America energy independent, the most important achievement for Ryan Zinke has always been representing the values and ideals of Montana. Biden Goes for Broke […]

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Letter to the editor: Zinke says what he means and means what he says

March 30, 2022

Bozeman Daily Chronicle There are four Republican Candidates currently filed to run in the primary for the new Western Congressional District in Montana. Two of the four I know little about. However, I know the other two very well. My personal experience with Ryan Zinke shows that he is a man who says what he […]

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American Energy Dominance Makes the World Safer

March 29, 2022

By former Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke I have no doubt that we are all watching the events unfold in Ukraine with heartbreak and horror. And yet, we are seeing the inspirational courage of the Ukrainian people as they take up arms and fight for their families, liberty and their land. The Biden Administration’s […]

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Press Release: Montana Building Industry & National Home Builders Endorse Ryan Zinke for Congress

March 29, 2022

Contact: [email protected] WHITEFISH, MT – Today, the National Association of Home Builders and Montana Building Industry Association endorsed former U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke for Montana’s first Congressional District. The Montana Building Industry Association is made up of 1,500 construction companies and allied tradesmen from across Montana. “Quality and affordable housing is becoming […]

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Trump Was Personally Committed To Expanding US Oil, Gas Drilling, Former Interior Secretary Zinke Says

March 25, 2022

The Daily Caller Former President Donald Trump played an active role in kickstarting U.S. oil and gas development during his tenure, according to former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. Trump repeatedly asked senior officials if the U.S. was “on track” to achieving energy independence and whether American drilling capacity would surpass that of Russia, Zinke told […]

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KGVO: Candidate Ryan Zinke on Ukraine, Energy, Cancel Culture, and Trump

March 22, 2022

KGVO  Republican Congressional candidate Ryan Zinke dropped by the KGVO studios on Friday morning to address several subjects germane to the coming election, the first being Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Zinke referenced his military experience as a Seal Team Six Commander in the U.S. Navy as he profiled Vladimir Putin and his invasion of Ukraine. […]

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Zinke fires back at alleged whitefish connection to Puerto Rico

February 15, 2022

Former Congressman and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visited our KGVO studios on Thursday to answer questions from listeners about his current campaign for the Western District Congressional seat. One of the first callers accused Zinke, who calls Whitefish home, of colluding to get a lucrative electrical contact for a Whitefish firm to restore electric power […]

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Zinke is the man for the job

February 03, 2022

Right now Montanans are facing crises that we haven’t seen in generations. If we are going to pull ourselves out of this and set America back on track we need the most qualified and reliable voices representing us in Washington. This is why I am supporting former Secretary Ryan Zinke for Montana’s new congressional district. […]

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Russia, China aggression could lead to a ‘shift’ in the global power, former US interior secretary warns

February 02, 2022

Former Navy SEAL Ryan Zinke argues authoritarian governments across the globe are taking advantage of ‘this point in time where America is perceived weak.’ Former U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke joined “Mornings with Maria” Monday to voice concerns over Russia and China‘s rising aggression in the East, arguing the two countries could “shift the global power structure” of the continent if they […]

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Let’s send Zinke back to Washington

February 02, 2022

Only one candidate running for the new “western” congressional district has the gravitas, background and bona fides to get things done in Washington, and it’s someone we’ve already sent there twice before: Ryan Zinke. I’ve known Ryan for nearly a decade, and I’ve witnessed a man fully committed to doing what’s in the best interest […]

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Zinke Reflects on DOI Legacy at SHOT Show 2022

February 02, 2022

Ryan Zinke, formerly Montana’s At-Large representative and the 52nd Interior Secretary, wants to represent the Treasure State in Congress again with the creation of a second congressional seat. Zinke is running to represent the newly-formed MT-1 District, which encompasses “15 counties in western Montana and part of Pondera County, including the cities of Missoula, Kalispell, Butte, Bozeman and Hamilton.” Right […]

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Ryan Zinke: ‘What We’re Looking at Is a Manifest Doctrine of Weakness’

February 02, 2022

Ryan Zinke, former Trump Department of Interior secretary and Navy SEAL veteran who is running for Montana’s newly-opened second congressional seat, slammed President Joe Biden for his weakness in handling foreign policy amid yet another international crisis, this time involving Russia, Ukraine, and NATO. “I think in the Biden administration what we’re looking at is […]

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Added Montana district could help GOP in battle for majority

February 02, 2022

ANALYSIS — It’s been 40 years since Montana had to worry about congressional redistricting. The Treasure State was allocated a second seat in the most recent round of reapportionment — the last time that happened was after the 1980 census — and had to go through the process of bifurcating the state. Even though a Democratic […]

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Navy Seal Ryan Zinke ‘Biden has Removed U.S. as a Superpower’

February 02, 2022

Former Congressman, Interior Secretary and current Congressional candidate Ryan Zinke spoke to KGVO News on Monday afternoon as he was on the road campaigning. Zinke is a former Navy Seal Team Six Commander and weighed in on the current situation in the Ukraine between Russia and the United States. “This is what happens when you […]

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Montanans Deserve The Real Truth about Zinke

January 01, 2022

The truth is that Ryan Zinke was one of the most successful Interior secretaries in recent memory. Having grown up hiking and camping in Glacier, he knew – first-hand – public land issues from fire management and endangered species to aging visitor facilities and needed infrastructure.

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Zinke Talks Public Lands, Infrastructure

November 11, 2021

Ryan Zinke is ready to be back in Washington, D.C., representing Montana. Zinke is running for Montana’s newly added second seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Zinke this week set out on a 1,200-mile tour through the district. He stopped in Thompson Falls on Tuesday, visiting with The Ledger after meeting with the Sanders County Republican Central Committee.

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Five Navy SEALs Running for Congress to Save America

November 11, 2021

“It’s exciting because what you have is you have two fire teams of warriors that don’t flinch in the fight for freedom,” said Ryan Zinke, who was the first SEAL to become a cabinet secretary and congressman in Montana’s at large district.

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Zinke Says He’ll Never Sell Public Lands

September 29, 2021

The fourth Saturday in September marks a national day of recognition for two things Montanans already value every day: National Public Lands Day and National Hunting and Fishing Day. As Montanans, hunting, fishing and access to public lands is part of who we are. It is the lifeblood of our economy, and public lands are where many of us create the memories we cherish with our families.

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Nonpartisan solutions for wildfire prevention and forest restoration

August 15, 2021

As I write this article, wildfires have once again covered much of Montana in a thick layer of unhealthy smoke. There are 25 active fires burning 250,000 acres from Hardin to Troy. Even if you don’t see the flames, the smoke and poor visibility is hard to ignore. Yet, ignoring the issue and letting politics get in the way of action is exactly the problem in Washington, DC.

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We can return to Trump pro-growth policies

August 03, 2021

With trillions of dollars of spending already rubberstamped by Washington this year, and trillions more in the works, the Biden-Pelosi administration is leading us into an economic storm. Just last week, they announced a new, partisan $3.5 trillion budget plan that would accompany a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill. That’s almost $5 trillion with no actual plan to pay for it.

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SEALs have a new target: Congress

July 23, 2021

“I’m gonna win,” said Zinke, already endorsed by former President Donald Trump. “But I guess I’m reluctant because I know what D.C. has become. It is fixable. If I didn’t think it was fixable, I wouldn’t do it. We got to learn to work together as a nation. I don’t think the biggest threats are Russia, China, or even Iran. I think it’s the division within this country,” he said from Kalispell, Montana.

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Former President Trump endorses Ryan Zinke for Montana’s new congressional seat

July 09, 2021

Former President Donald Trump has endorsed Ryan Zinke for Montana’s new congressional seat. The former president sent out a press release, saying that he was an instrumental part of this administration and has his complete and total endorsement for congress. Zinke tweeted, saying he was honored to have the “complete and total endorsement” of Trump.

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