Port: Burgum called for pension reform, now one of his former staffers is calling for a bailout instead


MINOT, N.D. — Sen. Sean Cleary, a Republican from Bismarck, is a former staffer for Governor Gov. Burgum. Last year, in the NDGOP’s divisive primaries, Cleary was one of the candidates Burgum backed against a challenge from the Trumpy wing of the NDGOP.

Now Cleary and Burgum stand in opposition to one another on a key part of the governor’s agenda for this legislative session.

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