Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday the conflict with the Nevada cattle rancher isn’t over yet.
Reid had been silent on standoff between the Bureau of Land Management and rancher Cliven Bundy, who was accused of allowing his “trespass cattle” to graze on lands the government said was off limits. But when the bureau backed down Sunday, Reid let his lips flap.
“Based on information on the ground, we have made the decision to conclude this operation out of concern for the safety of the employees and the public,” the Bureau of Land Management said in a statement, according to Fox News.
Not so fast, Reid told the local NBC affiliate after a speech at the University of Nevada, Reno.
“Well, it’s not over,” he said. “We can’t have an American people that violate the law and then just walk away from it. So it’s not over.”
Watch Reid’s comments here via KRNV 4:
The Bundy family responded to Reid’s comments on Fox News Monday night, saying ‘We don’t fear Harry Reid.’:
See also: Nevada ranch standoff ends, Feds pull out!
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