How Kristi Noem, Mt. Rushmore and Trump Fueled Speculation About Pence’s Job

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After Ms. Noem, the South Dakota governor, flew to Washington on Air Force One, rumors about her ambitions ensued. She made a second trip to smooth things over with Mike Pence.

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Face It: Trump Really Wants His Face On Mt. Rushmore
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem was faced with a tricky etiquette question last year regarding the White House. According to CNN, Trump aides reached out to her about the process of adding an additional president to Mount Rushmore. Specifically, they were interested in adding the face of President Donald J. Trump. So when Trump arrived in South Dakota for his July Fourth celebrations, Gov. Noem greeted him with a four-foot replica of Mount Rushmore that included his face.

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Kristi Noem

Governor of South Dakota

Mike Pence

48th vice president of the United States
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The bird hit one of the engines of the aircraft, which was carrying the vice president. It then returned safely to Manchester Airport.
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Mount Rushmore

Mountain in South Dakota featuring a sculpture of four US presidents

Donald Trump

45th president of the United States
President Trump and former Vice President Biden bitterly traded insults and interrupted each other in a contentious 90-minute debate. A CBS News poll finds..
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South Dakota

State in the United States
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South Dakota ranks second in the country in the number of new cases per capita in the last two weeks.
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Air Force One

Air traffic control call sign of any US Air Force aircraft carrying the president of the US

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