North Dakota Republicans in wait-and-see mode on Trump running in 2024


MINOT, N.D. — “Senate Republicans, with a few exceptions, are hoping that former President Trump does not announce his intention to run again for president,” The Hill newspaper reports.

That’s a big statement, if true, though the frustrating part of the piece is that it quoted not a single anti-Trump senator by name.

I asked North Dakota’s senators about The Hill’s assertion of majority opposition to another national Donald Trump campaign.

“Sen. Hoeven was not asked for comment and did not talk to the reporter,” Sen. John Hoeven’s spokesman told me. They didn’t offer a reply to my question about whether Trump should run again.

Sen. Kevin Cramer also said he wasn’t contacted for the story.

Does he think Trump should run again?

“I don’t know yet,” Cramer said.

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