Senator John Hoeven officially endorses North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum for president

FARGO — Governor Doug Burgum has received an endorsement for his Presidential campaign from one of North Dakota’s United States Senators. Senator John Hoeven's office confirmed the endorsement through a statement Monday.

“I have known Doug Burgum for a long time. He has been a leader for our state in both the private sector and now as Governor. I have already spoken to Doug and he has my endorsement,” Hoeven said in a statement to WDAY Radio Now. “I wish him the very best and know he will do a great job telling the North Dakota story as he is out campaigning.”

Senator Kevin Cramer recently announced his support for Burgum on The Flag's What's On Your Mind radio program.

Burgum is seeking the Republican nomination for President.