Hoeven is learning that Trump loyalty gets you nothing


Minot, N.D. — Senator John Hoeven is facing a boisterous challenge for the North Dakota Republican Party’s endorsement from state lawmaker Rep. Rick Becker, a Donald Trump loyalist.

Becker, who rants about ideological purity but has no discernible principles beyond an unquenchable thirst for the sort of celebrity he believes high-profile political office can deliver, is taking advantage of the chaos Trumpism has sowed among Republicans to breathe new life into a faltering political career.

Yet, looking at the facts, you have to wonder why his very Trumpy campaign would resonate.

What, specifically, are Hoeven’s sins against Trumpism?

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