.Washington D.C., DC, USA
South Dakota had been hosting Mount Rushmore Independence Day celebrations for years. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The Biden administration might have violated federal laws, governor Kristy Noem said
  • "There was no reason to deny us this permit unless it was for political reasons," she said 
  • Noem said she has sued the administration for not following procedures outlined in the Administrative Procedure Act