Beltway publication “The Hill” ranked Governor Noem as the most likely politician to be named as Donald Trump’s running mate. Noem for some time has been seen as a favorite to be Trump’s next running mate:
She has made clear she would be interested in the job, and she is one of the rare potential picks who Trump has publicly acknowledged would be on his list of possible candidates.
“Oh, absolutely,” Noem said on Newsmax in September when asked whether she would consider a slot on the ticket with Trump. “I would in a heartbeat.”