Pro-Trump MyPillow inventor teases possible Minnesota gubernatorial run
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MyPillow inventor Mike Lindell is eyeing a potential bid for Minnesota governor in 2022, he told the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

“In case we do anything political, we’re setting up the stage,” Lindell told the Star Tribune in a Thursday profile promoting his recently published autobiography “What Are The Odds? From Crack Addict To CEO.”

The 58-year-old has been a longtime, vocal supporter of President TrumpDonald John TrumpObama calls on Senate not to fill Ginsburg's vacancy until after election Planned Parenthood: 'The fate of our rights' depends on Ginsburg replacement Progressive group to spend M in ad campaign on Supreme Court vacancy MORE. Last March he said Trump was “chosen by God” to run for president against Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWhat Senate Republicans have said about election-year Supreme Court vacancies Bipartisan praise pours in after Ginsburg's death Trump carries on with rally, unaware of Ginsburg's death MORE in 2016. 


Lindell, who is preparing a series of pro-Trump rallies across Minnesota, was recently spotted at a New Year's Eve party at the president’s Mar-a-Lago resort. 

“I’m even more all in,” Lindell said of his support for Trump. “Just because I know it is so important.”

Last year, he was recruited as a potential challenger to Sen. Tina SmithTina Flint SmithThe Hill's Campaign Report: Trump and Biden vie for Minnesota | Early voting begins in four states | Blue state GOP governors back Susan Collins GOP Senate candidate says Trump, Republicans will surprise in Minnesota Biden promises Democratic senators help in battleground states MORE (D-Minn.) and is now seen as a likely contender against Minnesota Gov. Tim WalzTim WalzGOP Senate candidate says Trump, Republicans will surprise in Minnesota Presidential race tightens in Minnesota as Trump plows resources into state National Guard activated in Minneapolis after homicide suspect's reported suicide MORE (D). 

Lindell calls himself an “honorary chair” of the Trump campaign in Minnesota.