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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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