The first Montanan to announce he would seek the newly opened seat in the U.S. House of Representatives appeared on the Thursday KGVO Montana Morning News program.
Former Congressman and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke opened the conversation by addressing the deep divide between the right and the left in America.
“I think the biggest threat facing the country is not Russia, China or even Iran,” said Zinke. “It’s the division within this country, and as much as I disdain Washington, D.C. I love my country. This is fixable, but we’re going to have to work together to do it and within the framework of the Constitution. What’s happening now you see is a lot of frustration. They’re going after the Constitution by eroding everything that I believe in.”
Zinke, referencing a previous KGVO interview in which fellow GOP House candidate Dr. Al Olszewski said was directly seeking the endorsement of former President Trump, said he has the former President’s full support.
“I’m highly motivated, we’re going to win,” he said. “Obviously the President’s behind me and he gave me his total and complete endorsement. I don’t think that leaves a lot of wiggle room, especially not with President Trump. I believe it’s fixable, and