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 TrumpChasten Buttigieg: 'I've been dealing with the likes of Rush Limbaugh my entire life' Lawmakers paint different pictures of Trump's 'opportunity zone' program We must not turn our heads from the effects of traumatic brain injuries MORE. Last March he said Trump was “chosen by God” to run for president against Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham Clinton'Where's your spoon?' What we didn't learn in the latest debate The Hill's 12:30 Report: Roger Stone gets over three years in prison; Brutal night for Bloomberg Poll: Democrats trail Trump in Wisconsin, lead in Michigan and Pennsylvania 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 SmithDemocratic senators ask FDA to ban device used to shock disabled students Trump pick for Fed seat takes bipartisan fire Biden leads 2020 pack in congressional endorsements MORE (D-Minn.) and is now seen as a likely contender against Minnesota Gov. Tim WalzTimothy (Tim) James WalzPro-Trump MyPillow inventor teases possible Minnesota gubernatorial run Minnesota county votes to reject refugees Minnesota National Guard names victims of helicopter crash MORE (D). 

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