Doug Burgum

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum speaks at the Des Moines Register Political Soapbox at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines on Aug. 10, 2023. (Robin Opsahl/Iowa Capital Dispatch)

North Dakota’s Burgum slams Republican rules while ending presidential bid

BY: - December 4, 2023

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum announced Monday he would end his campaign to become the 2024 Republican presidential nominee. In a statement on suspending his campaign, Burgum criticized the Republican National Committee’s debate structure, saying the fundraising and polling criteria “ensure advantages for candidates from major media markets on the coasts versus America’s Heartland.” “The […]