Kristi Noem

Establishment Media Attack Kristi Noem for Prioritizing ‘Personal Freedom’ in Coronavirus Response

Claws are out for South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R), a rising star in the Republican Party, over her handling of the Chinese coronavirus in her state — particularly for allowing citizens to enjoy more freedoms and earn a living during the pandemic. Blue states, on the other hand, continue to implement lockdown orders and stringent restrictions, barring their residents from many basic activities while largely failing to quell the second wave of the virus.

U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD) speaks during a news conference February 3, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Noem spoke at the news conference along with House GOP leaders to discuss issues related to jobs and responded to the latest unemployment figure, a rate of 8.3 percent, the lowest …

Watch Live: Republican National Convention, Day Three

Prominent Republicans such as South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA), and Vice President Mike Pence will speak on the third day of the Republican National Convention (RNC) Wednesday evening. 

Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a "Cops for Trump" event Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)