South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem Drops Out Of Interviews Amid Tumultuous Book Tour

By Daniel Walker | May 11, 2024

Her dog

South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem faced a challenging book tour this week, marked by a barrage of inquiries regarding controversial anecdotes from her book. 
 

test article image
Getty Images

Questions arose about a story involving the death of her dog Cricket and another narrative recounting a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, with doubts cast on the authenticity of the latter account.
 

Promotional interviews

test article image
Youtube

During promotional interviews for her book "No Going Back," Governor Noem encountered probing questions from mainstream media outlets like Face the Nation and NewsNation. However, the most contentious exchanges occurred with conservative figures such as Fox News' Stuart Varney and Newsmax.