Republican Governor Kristi Noem of South Dakota vowed that her state will “not back down” in its battle with the Democratic National Committee over the Biden administration’s demands for its upcoming mass vaccine event.
Noem said that she has been pushing back against Biden’s “dictatorial” stance in which the federal government is attempting to take control of the upcoming mass vaccine event at Mount Rushmore this summer. Noem argued that the federal government should be allowing the state to govern its own affairs. She responded to the Biden administration I a tweet on Tuesday saying “We will not be intimidated. We will not back down. We will do what is right for South Dakota.”
Noem has been an outspoken critic of the Biden administration’s policies, particularly on critical issues like the Second Amendment and abortion. She has vowed to fight back against what she sees as federal overreach and will not allow the Biden administration to take away state autonomy. This battle appears to be the latest example of Noem’s conservative stance on the issues.