Southern Nevada rancher and state’s rights activist Cliven Bundy said Friday a judge in Las Vegas did the U.S. government a favor last month when she threw out his criminal case stemming from an armed standoff with federal agents at his Bunkerville ranch in April 2014.
The Bunkerville rancher whose criminal case stemming from a standoff with federal agents in 2014 was recently dismissed, has agreed to give the keynote speech on Friday at the Independent American Party of Nevada’s state convention in Sparks, party officials announced Tuesday.
Federal prosecutors asked a judge to reconsider her decision to dismiss charges against rancher Cliven Bundy and others, while dropping an indictment against four defendants who have yet to face a jury, according to court papers filed Wednesday.
With two days to go in the public comment period, the Bureau of Land Management has received only about 120 unique comments on an ongoing update of its blueprint for Southern Nevada.
Lifelong Southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, recently cleared of federal charges and freed from jail after nearly two years, has turned his sights on state and county government.
GOP lawmakers, the Trump administration and Democrats were sharply divided over public land use and a Nevada standoff between federal law enforcement and a militia led by Cliven Bundy before he was freed from jail. Now those positions have hardened and the battle is moving to Congress.
In 1990, federal officials listed the Mojave Desert species as threatened across its range, touching off a series of new regulations and initiatives aimed at saving the long-lived reptile.
The government spent more than three years bringing Cliven Bundy to trial in the aftermath of the April 2014 armed standoff near Bunkerville.
Gold Butte rancher Cliven Bundy stood outside the Metropolitan Police Department on Wednesday and called on Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo to protect him in his ongoing dispute with the federal government.
A day after his criminal case was dismissed, Cliven Bundy talked about returning to his roots.