Former President Trump endorses Gov. Kristi Noem for 2022 re-election

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PIERRE, S.D. – Former President Donald J. Trump announced his endorsement of South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem for re-election Tuesday afternoon.

“Kristi Noem has done a great job as governor of South Dakota. She is strong on borders, the Second Amendment, preserving land and energy dominance, medical freedom, and kept South Dakota open during COVID,” he said. “She fully supports our great law enforcement, military, our wonderful vets—and is a fighter for the incredible people of South Dakota. Kristi has my complete and total endorsement.”

Upon his endorsement, Gov. Noem released the following statement:

“I am incredibly honored and humbled to have President Trump’s endorsement. While in Congress, I worked alongside President Trump to pass the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that lowered taxes on South Dakotans and led to the greatest economy in American history.”

The primary election is June 7, followed by the general election on November 8, 2022.

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