MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell says he is not going to run against Rep. Ilhan Omar in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District.
The entrepreneur told the hosts on Fox and Friends on Friday that while he “would love to run” against the congresswoman, he can’t give up his current platform.READ MORE: Maple Grove Police Identify Mother, 2 Young Kids Killed In Crash
Still, he vowed to help President Donald Trump turn Minnesota “completely red.”READ MORE: Ray McNeary, Accused Of Attempted St. Cloud Bank Robbery, Appears In Court
On Thursday, Lindell had people thinking about his political ambitions after he tweeted about his up-coming Fox and Friends appearance. He promised a “big announcement” and a definitive answer as to whether he’d run for Congress.MORE NEWS: Climate 'Normals' Just Got Their Once-Per-Decade Update, With These Impacts In Minnesota
What the big announcement turned out to be was an autobiography, titled “What Are The Odds?: From Crack Addict To CEO.”