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'Nobody Works Harder': Burgum Touts Trump's Stamina During Weekend Campaigns

'It’s impossible to imagine Joe Biden doing one of these events'

'Nobody Works Harder': Burgum Touts Trump's Stamina During Weekend Campaigns

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum touted former President Donald Trump's weekend campaigns on the west coast.

Burgum, a contender to be Trump's running mate, said he wished the country could witness the former president's stamina over the weekend, claiming President Joe Biden could not match the Trump's efforts.

The North Dakota governor made his remarks during a Sunday appearance on Fox & Friends Weekend.

"First of all, I spent my career in technology,” Burgum said. “I knew a lot of super hardworking tech CEOs, but nobody works harder than President Trump. I mean, the number of speeches he gave, the number of hands he’s shaken, his hand, literally, like people shaking his hand so hard he’s got it bruised, but the guy just keeps on going.”

“And roundtables, talking to people about the issues that matter to them, listening and curious and digging in,” he added. “I mean, it’s impossible to imagine Joe Biden doing one of these events, much less back-to-back to back-to-back for 72 hours, flying around between Arizona and Nevada, Northern California, Southern California. It’s really incredible."

“I think that when people see him, they see the depth of his care about the country. And he’s right on all the issues that matter,” Burgum said of Trump. “And that’s why you’ve got record fundraising happening. That’s why you have record turnout. That’s why I have people lining the streets, because they know that he’s the guy that’s going to solve the issues that they care about: the border, inflation, wars abroad, all these things. And it’s very exciting.”

Burgum said he would "defer" questions about his stance in the veepstakes to Trump's campaign, adding the former president has a "chance to win" states including Virginia and Minnesota.

Trump has reportedly requested documents from Burgum, along with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott, Florida Rep. Byron Donalds, New York Rep. Elise Stefanik, Ohio Sen. J.D. Vance, and former Trump cabinet member Ben Carson for consideration as his running mate this November.

Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton was also speculated to be in the running for Trump's vice president pick, though has not officially been named as a contender.

“Any great patriot, if offered a chance to serve our country by the president, would have to consider it seriously," Cotton said during an appearance on NBC News last week. "But what I’m focused on, like the president, is making sure that we win this election in November, and I want to help him govern successfully to restore the peace and prosperity that he brought to America for four years that Joe Biden has destroyed.”

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