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Commentary: As Cramer feuds with the White House, Heitkamp launches another ad aligning herself with Trump

Senator Heidi Heitkamp touts her pro-Trump voting record in a 2018 campaign ad via YouTube

Incumbent Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s decision to go all-in on being a Trump ally this election cycle is one hell of a gamble.

The risk is that she’ll alienate her left-wing base. We’ve already heard rumblings of that from our state’s Native American communities.

The risk is that it won’t be very believable. Remember that in the 2016 election cycle North Dakota Democrats were describing President Trump as “vile” and “unfit for office.” There’s also that video of Heitkamp screeching (there’s really not a better word for it) her support for candidate Hillary Clinton in 2016.

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