At least two of the euthanized cattle bore Bundy brands.
The Senator says what happened last weekend in Bunkerville was domestic terrorism.
Senator Harry Reid says he will not second-guess the decision by BLM to call off a cattle roundup and retreat from its dispute with Bunkerville rancher Clivon Bundy, but says the rancher is breaking the law.
A day after blinking in a showdown on the range, federal land managers pledged to pursue efforts to resolve a conflict with a southern Nevada rancher who has refused to pay grazing fees for 20 years.
After a tense standoff with the Bureau of Land Management, the Nevada Rancher at the center of the disagreement proclaimed that “the citizens of America” got his cattle back.
Federal land managers say “escalating tensions” led them to release all 400 or so head of cattle rounded up on public land in southern Nevada from a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority.
Federal land managers abruptly ended a roundup of cattle on public land in southern Nevada from a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority, citing a “serious concern” for the safety of employees and the public.
Militia groups are rallying behind a rancher whose cattle are being seized by the federal government.
Senator Dean Heller calls BLM “overreaching” for closing roads and declaring lands off-limits during a cattle roundup as part of a dispute with a rancher.
Senate confirms former senior adviser to Sen. Harry Reid