"I never once asked for special treatment for Kassidy," Noem said. "She is my daughter and I'm proud of her. I raised her to accomplish things on her own."
GOP donor Trashelle Odom accused Lewandowski of touching her without her permission, making lewd comments and having "stalked" her throughout an event.
The state employees oversaw an agency that moved to reject an application for the South Dakota governor's daughter to become a certified real estate appraiser.
Social media users point out the South Dakota governor who dismissed allegations of abuse of power as the press targeting her family had attacked Hunter Biden.
Sherry Bren, the 70-year-old head of the Appraiser Certification Program, left the agency in March following a payout to withdraw the complaint.
GOP governors from 26 states sent a letter to President Joe Biden asking for an imminent meeting to discuss the ongoing situation at the U.S.-Mexico border.
The state's Republican governor said she banned telemedicine abortion medications through telemedicine and mail pharmacies to protect women's health, but the drugs seldom kill women.
The South Dakota Republican Governor fired the director of the state's prison work program in August during a human resources investigation.
Noem said that she would take "every action available" to stop vaccine mandates shortly after the president urged businesses to require their employees get shots.
Noem's comments came after Dr. Anthony Fauci recently said that he's "very concerned" the rally could lead to a rise in coronavirus infections.
South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem is supporting the 81st annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally that is expected to attract some 700,000 motorcyclists and rallygoers.
The billionaire Republican donor said he usually tries to stay "behind the scenes" and "keep it quiet" when donating to political figures.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis also plans to send 50 law enforcement officers to Texas to assist with the border.
The Government Accountability Office's report also found that there was no social distancing or mask wearing during the event at the South Dakota national memorial.
The National Park Service said a fireworks show could risk the health and safety of the park and its attendees while also displeasing local Native American tribes.
So far, 31 states have introduced bills banning transgender athletes from participating on sports teams consistent with their gender identities.
The New Mexico GOP renamed the May three-day event "Operation Freedom" as party leaders express annoyance at their home state's pandemic restrictions.
Fifty-eight percent of Americans surveyed said they were unaware of any difference between marijuana and CBD use.
The president's $2 trillion infrastructure bill proposes $80 billion in funding to improve national railroad services. An Amtrak spokesperson told Newsweek that the company would be willing to expand rail lines into South Dakota if the state expressed interest.
Republican South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem reportedly urged state lawmakers to make "necessary changes to allow for a successful implementation" of a medical marijuana bill approved by nearly 70 percent of voters last November.
Noem clashed with Tucker Carlson after the anchor challenged her for not signing a bill that would have banned transgender girls and women taking part in female sports.
Republican South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem has promised to try and hold a July 4th fireworks celebration at the memorial anyway, despite the National Park Service's refusal.
The South Dakota governor reportedly used state aircraft to attend several political events out-of-state.
A judge appointed by Republican South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem on Monday struck down a voter-approved constitutional amendment that would have legalized marijuana.
State figures suggest 1 in every 500 residents of South Dakota have died from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The president went after Republican Senator John Thune on Twitter.
Young conservatives, mostly maskless, gathered at an indoor gala to mingle with White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, Fox News host Laura Ingraham, Senator Rand Paul and Trump ally Roger Stone among others at the Turning Point USA Gala on Friday night.
"Rather than following the pack and mandating harsh rules, South Dakota provides our residents with information about what is happening on the ground in our state—the science, facts and data," Noem wrote in an op-ed.
South Dakota officials reported 47 additional COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday as the death toll nears 1,000 across the state.