Plain Talk: “I Think What He’s Doing Is Crap”


“If Gov. Burgum’s people win it will be a huge blow to conservatism,” state Rep. Rick Becker said on this episode of Plain Talk.

Becker is a Republican lawmaker from Bismarck and a founder of the Bastiat Caucus of conservatives in the Legislature. He was responding to a question about Gov. Doug Burgum’s involvement in the NDGOP primary season.

Burgum has backed several candidates in contested legislative primaries across the state, as well a state Rep. Thomas Beadle in the NDGOP’s nomination race for Treasurer, and he’s put about $2 million of his own money behind the effort.

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