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Idaho Statesman: Cheney endorses Steve Yates in lieutenant governor’s race

October 31, 2017

Associated Press – Former Vice President Dick Cheney has endorsed Republican Steve Yates in Idaho’s open lieutenant governor’s race. Cheney said Tuesday in a statement distributed by the campaign that he appreciated Yates’s time working as a deputy on his national security staff and praised Yates’ dedication to the Republican Party.

Press Release: Vice President Dick Cheney endorses Steve Yates

October 31, 2017

BOISE, ID – Former Idaho GOP Chairman and Lieutenant Governor candidate Steve Yates announced today the endorsement of former Vice President Dick Cheney.

Steve Yates On China (The John Batchelor Show)

October 18, 2017

Steve Yates joined The John Batchelor Show on October 18th to talk China. Originally on

CDA Press: Yates Makes Case for No. 2 Position

September 22, 2017

Steve Cameron, CDA Press – It’s certainly fair to ask Steve Yates why he’s running to be lieutenant governor of Idaho. This is a gentleman who already has worked within the highest levels of the federal government — he was a deputy national security adviser in the White House at age 32 — and owns a resume that includes stints at the Heritage Foundation conservative think tank, as a liaison officer for the NSA at the Department of Commerce, as an aide to former Vice President Dick Cheney and as a member of President Donald Trump’s transition team.

VIDEO: Steve Yates Previews Trump’s UN Speech (Fox Business)

September 21, 2017

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Steve Yates On North Korea (The John Batchelor Show)

September 1, 2017

Steve Yates joined The John Batchelor Show on August 31st to talk North Korea. Originally on

How Idahoans Can Help Those Affected By Tropical Storm Harvey

August 29, 2017

As we see the news reports coming in about the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Harvey, many Idahoans are left wondering how we can help. We are encouraged by the stories of everyday heroes risking their lives to rescue families, children, and the elderly — many of which found themselves trapped by the unprecedented flooding […]

2018 candidates pitch GOP voters

August 24, 2017

Matt Guilhem, Boise State Public Radio – So far, five Republican candidates are jockeying to be Idaho’s next lieutenant governor. We have a look at the candidates, the job and the latest financial numbers from their campaigns.

To everyone celebrating #Hanukkah, have a blessed first night of the Festival of Lights!

It’s been a busy few days in CDA, with a fundraiser hosted by Mayor Steve @widmyer17, a stop at the North Idaho Pachaderms, and a trip to the Idaho Forest Group to talk about forestry. Great time with friends and supporters!


Today we honor those men and women lost during the attacks on Pearl Harbor. May we never forget them. #PearlHarborRemembranceDay

Joining Making Money with @cvpayne at 6:45 ET on @FoxBusiness. Tune In!

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As your Lieutenant Governor, I will continue to advocate for Idaho companies and industries. This is excellent news. Let's take promoting Idaho exports to a new level!

If you're in Idaho Falls today, stop by the @BCRepWomen Lt. Governor Candidate Forum!

Stopped by to see @kevinmillershow at Walmart in Nampa to drop off a turkey for the @BoiseRescue. Joining the show tomorrow morning, so tune in!

Had the opportunity to stop by the @IdahoCattle annual convention yesterday evening. Great evening talking about the cattle industry!

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As I go around the state talking with Idaho's families and businesses, one of the top issues I am asked about is healthcare. Healthcare costs are continuing to rise, and that is why I support price transparency in healthcare. I agree with President Trump, consumers should be able to compare prices and make the best decision for them and their family. I'm encouraged by the work conservatives like Foster Friess and organizations like PatientsUSA are doing to combat rising healthcare prices. If you are ready to see lower healthcare costs for families and businesses, sign the petition at ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you to Lance Kolbet for hosting a great fundraiser in Pocatello today at PV's Uncorked on Main. We had a great crowd and great conversation about bringing more investment to Idaho to provide great jobs for our students when they graduate. ... See MoreSee Less

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To everyone celebrating Hanukkah, have a blessed first night of the Festival of Lights! ... See MoreSee Less

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Riddle Marine, LLC in Lewiston knows jet boats. In addition to building custom boats for customers all over the globe, their boats have been featured in James Bond’s “The World is not Enough” and an episode of the Amazing Race. Like so many other Idaho companies we've talked to, they are concerned with creating an educated workforce and keeping government out of the way of small businesses. ... See MoreSee Less

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Stopped by the Port of Lewiston this morning, and had a great discussion about everything ranging from international trade to transportation and economic development. ... See MoreSee Less

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