After a judge dismissed charges against the Nevada rancher related to an armed standoff with federal agents, he drove 15 hours to speak to an adoring crowd in Montana.
Two years after the standoff at the Malheur Refuge, many people in the region remain convinced that their way of life is being trampled.
The majority of members of the National Parks System Advisory Board have jointly resigned in protest of Trump administration policies.
A federal judge said that the government’s missteps in withholding evidence against the three Bundy family members were so grave that the indictment against them would be dismissed.
The investigation was ordered after a judge declared a mistrial, saying that prosecutors had improperly withheld evidence from the defense.
The judge said prosecutors had improperly withheld evidence from the defense in the case, which stemmed from an armed standoff over grazing rights in 2014.