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By Alex Ross 

Fagg bashes Tester during Havre stop


January 30, 2018

Havre Daily News/Ryan Welch

U.S. Senate candidate Russ Fagg poses for a photograph Monday in Havre. Fagg is one of several Republicans traveling the state campaigning for the June primary and the chance to challenge Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., in November's general election.

Montana Republican U.S. Senate candidate Russ Fagg slammed Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., for voting against a temporary spending bill that ended a recent government shutdown, and said it showed Tester is out of step with Montanans.

Fagg criticized Tester during an interview Monday when he was in Havre for a campaign event coordinated by the Hill County Republican Central Committee and the North Central Pachyderm Club.

"He was one of 18 senators who also voted to continue the shutdown, which I don't think is in line with Montana's interests," Fagg said.

"He has just kind of lost touch with...

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