South Dakota’s Republican Gov. Kristi Noem has said that she would be “shocked” if asked to be Trump’s running mate in the 2024 elections.
“I think that there’s a lot of people out there who would like to be his running mate, so I’m focused on getting reelected,” Noem told CNN “State of the Union” anchor Dana Bash on Sunday. “I don’t operate in that hypothetical either … I would be shocked if he asked. And right now, I’m just so focused on South Dakota. We’re doing great things, and we’ve got a lot more to do the next four years.”
When asked whether Trump “bears any responsibility” for the riots at Capitol Hill on Jan. 6, 2021, Noem simply called Jan. 6 a “horrific day” in American history that she never wants to see happen again.
Noem has criticized Nikki Haley, the former United Nations ambassador, for blaming Trump for the events of Jan….