Trump On Opening ANWR: Not Even Reagan Could Get It Done

Energy | Michael Bastasch
US President Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address as US Vice President Mike Pence (L) and Speaker of the House US Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) look on in the chamber of the US House of Representatives in Washington, DC, on January 30, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Win McNamee (Photo credit should read WIN MCNAMEE/AFP/Getty Images)

‘I heard everybody wanted it’

With the Stroke Of A Pen, Trump Claims Victory In The Decades-Long Battle Over ANWR

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Trump sits at his desk before signing tax bill at the White House in Washington

‘An unnecessarily long and contentious battle’

Enviros Work To Crush Any Chance Of Drilling In Remote Alaska After GOP Lifts Ban

Energy | Chris White
The U.S. is well on its way to becoming a net exporter of natural gas for the first time in decades after breaking an annual record for oil production, according to the latest government data. (Photo: Shutterstock/Thaiview)

‘Hard to imagine that drilling will occur’

Murkowski Throws Support Behind GOP Tax Bill

Politics | Kerry Picket
FILE PHOTO: Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) speaks to reporters after the Senate approved $15.25 billion in aid for areas affected by Hurricane Harvey along with measures that would fund the federal government and raise its borrowing limit on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 7, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo
'This is kind of an important issue'

Trump Isn't Waiting For Congress To Approve Arctic Oil Drilling

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Source: Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement

‘Energy dominance’

GOP Wants To Lift Obama-Era Logging Restrictions On Largest US National Forest

Energy | Tim Pearce
Tongass Nat. Forest and Misty Fjords Nat. Monument

‘Both harmful and misguided’

Key GOP Holdout Now Backs Gutting Obamacare Through Tax Reform

Health | Robert Donachie
U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Senate Republicans about healthcare in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 27, 2017. Trump is flanked by Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK). (PHOTO: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

‘I have always supported the freedom to choose’

GOP Inches Closer To Opening ANWR To Drilling

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (R) listens to Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) (C) and Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) (L) at a news conference after voting on amendments on the Keystone XL pipeline bill on Capitol Hill in Washington January 29, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Drill, baby, drill!

Al Franken Gets Totally OWNED By A Fellow Democrat In A Senate Hearing

Energy | Michael Bastasch
(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

‘It doesn’t make any sense to me’

GOP Unveils Plan To Open ANWR To Drilling

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (R) listens to Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AL) as she speaks to the media about the Keystone XL pipeline bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 27, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘A tremendous opportunity’

While GOP Fights To Open ANWR, Trump Is Tapping Another Giant Alaska Oil Reserve

Energy | Tim Pearce
Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (R) listens to Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) (C) and Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) (L) at a news conference after voting on amendments on the Keystone XL pipeline bill on Capitol Hill in Washington January 29, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

‘Alaska has a leading role to play in America’s energy dominance’

Dem Push To Block Oil Drilling In Alaska Dies In Senate

Energy | Tim Pearce
This undated photo shows the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. The Bush administration''s controversial plan to open the refuge to oil drilling was approved by the House of Representatives on August 2, 2001, but it faces a tough battle in the Senate. (Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Getty Images)

‘It is the best option’

GOP Is The Closest It's Come In Over A Decade To Opening Up ANWR

Energy | Michael Bastasch
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service bird research camp on the Canning River Delta within the 1002 Area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain is seen in this undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Alaska Image Library. (ANWR) as part of a massive $453 billion war-time military spending bill. (Photo: REUTERS/HANDOUT/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Alaska Image Library)

‘Tonight was just the first step’

Court Remains Unconvinced That Man Had The Right To Hunt Using A Hovercraft

Energy | Tim Pearce
Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) appears at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington January 29, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ENVIRONMENT ENERGY) - RTR4NIAY

‘This decision cannot be allowed to stand’

Trump Claims He Has The 'Votes' To Pass Obamacare Repeal ... Does He?

Health | Robert Donachie
U.S. President Donald Trump talks with reporters as he departs the White House for Indianapolis, in Washington, U.S., September 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘We have the votes’