Kristi Noem pumps up vice presidential rumors with answer to pointed policy question

Gov. Kristi Noem (R-SD) fueled vice presidential rumors after avoiding a direct answer to a pointed question critical of former President Donald Trump.

At a House Agriculture Committee meeting on the threat of China to American agriculture, Noem was asked about the possible effects of new tariffs floated by Trump.

Republican presidential candidate and former President Donald Trump, left, embraces South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem at a campaign rally Saturday, March 16, 2024, in Vandalia, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean)

“I think that that is a proposal that people are still looking at and having conversations about,” she answered.

Rep. David Scott (D-GA) pushed Noem on the proposal, asking if farmers in her state were prepared for the financial consequences of the move, Politico reported.

“And that is a great conversation for you to continue to have as well with the Read more…

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