Skip to comments.UPDATE: Armed Bundy family leaders meet with BLM officers
Posted on 04/12/2014 1:43:52 PM PDT by smoothsailing
By Caroline Bleakley, Senior Online Editor -
LAS VEGAS -- Armed Bundy family leaders are meeting with BLM officers to discuss what will become of the cattle that the feds removed from BLM land, over the past week.
Tensions are running high and I-15 is closed in both directions, about seven miles south of Mesquite, because protesters have blocked the freeway, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.
The protesters have gathered in support of rancher Cliven Bundy, who has been locked in a legal battle over grazing rights with the federal government.
Nearly two dozen police officers and a SWAT unit are on scene.
NHP is advising people to not even try to go to Mesquite from Las Vegas. Troopers have tried to get cars through the area but they are not having much luck.
There have been no overt threats of violence from the protesters.
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The BLM law enforcement officers are in Mesquite as they wait to leave the area. Police are there to help them do that safely.
It was announced Saturday morning that Sheriff Douglas Gillespie, Bundy and the BLM were able to reach an agreement over the cattle the BLM has already removed from the federal property.
The BLM has offered to pay Bundy for the cattle already confiscated, sources say. The protesters say the cattle should be returned to Bundy.
This is a developing story.
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Return Bundy’s property.
Looks like it’s moving now, the traffic at least.
I suspect the BLM thugs are moving too in the sense that moving means crapping one’s panties.
Blocking the interstate? That’s not too bright.
Reid is totally into being a supreme being, and this Nevada (his state) episode will, hopefully, destroy him.
Agreed, they need to stay out of the road. The Nevada Highway Patrol has a duty to keep the road clear for traffic and emergency vehicles.
The BLM backed down not long after Drudge Report started connecting the dots to Reid and the Chinese Solar panel scam.
Funny how those things work. All of a sudden, the Feds can’t wait to leave town.
But they'll deduct the million dollars they claim Bundy owes.
I don’t see why he owes the Feds a dime. I thought the state owned the land and Bundy’s grazing rights were an agreement with them.
I must have missed something. I havn’t followed every story about this.
Want it quieted down...elections soon.....
That’s what the feds are claiming he owes for “grazing fees”. Like the feds went out there planted prickly pears and cactus.
The propaganda machine begins its slow grind
After they do their dirty smear-jobs, not long before Bundy will be Oklahoma Timothy McVeigh and that ranch will be Waco Branch Davidiana.
Reid’s buddy is the head of BLM.
It was also mention on Hannity last night. No details ——Just asked Hannity to come to Nevada and investigate Reid’s involvment. Hannity assured him he’d be there! This could get very interesting for the Reid family. !