Paulsen Still Avoiding Town Hall Events

According to his critics, it’s been at least seven years since Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) has held a proper town hall event. Instead, the Republican congressman hosts “tele-town halls” in which as many as 50,000 households can listen in as Paulsen responds to constituents’ queries. Paulsen says the tele-town halls are “just a great way to use technology … Continue reading Paulsen Still Avoiding Town Hall Events

Republican Opposition To Trump Is Growing, But Paulsen Remains Silent

In the past month, several leading Republicans have voiced serious concerns about the leadership and temperament of President Donald Trump. But Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) is not among them. In August, Bob Corker, a Tennessee senator who had endorsed Trump during last year’s election, issued a statement condemning Trump’s leadership, saying that the president lacked … Continue reading Republican Opposition To Trump Is Growing, But Paulsen Remains Silent

Erik Paulsen Voted To End The Stream Protection Rule

Back in February, Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) voted in favor of H.J. Res. 38, a resolution of disapproval of the Stream Protection Rule. The Stream Protection Rule regulated the impact of coal mining on surface water and groundwater. As Bob Cesca of Salon explained shortly after the vote went through: “Simply put, the rule banned … Continue reading Erik Paulsen Voted To End The Stream Protection Rule