Miss Missouri Jennifer Davis finished as first runner-up during Sunday night's Miss America pageant in Atlantic City.
"He is our president and we need to support him", Mund added.
"I'm still just processing everything". She plans to attend Notre Dame Law School, where she has already been accepted but plans to defer a year.
She further expressed her wish to see more women voted into government office. "There is evidence that climate change is existing".
But she didn't mean any disrespect to the president.
Her answer to put the statues in museums to teach American history, however, garnered a loud round of applause from the thousands of people in the audience in Boardwalk Hall. John Hoeven, R-N.D., from August to December of 2016. "She's driven to achieve things, but she does it in a way where she's so personable and so gracious".
Zeng won Friday's swimsuit prelim, and promised she'd be part of the post-Irma cleanup and recovery effort, whether as Miss America or not. Image via YouTube.comOn the televised show, Miss North Dakota - the eventual victor - knocked President Trump for pulling out of the Paris climate accords.
Marilyn McGinley has been involved with the Miss North Dakota pageant since it came to Williston in 1986.
While Mund's win is fairly uncontroversial, what raised some eyebrows last night were the amount of politics-related questions that were asked to the beauty queens prior to the crowning.
"I think that the white supremacist issue, it was very obvious that it was a terrorist attack", she said.
Congrats to the newly-crowned Miss America!
When asked if she was registered with a political party, Mund diplomatically declined to reveal any affiliation.
Mund is expected to be on "Good Morning America" and "Live with Kelly and Ryan" on Tuesday morning.
Just who is Cara Mund and how did she get here? "She's an incredible student leader".
"It's a little surreal right now, to be quite honest", said Debbie Richter, president of the Miss North Dakota Scholarship Organization.
The victor receives a six-figure salary, expenses for the year and a $50,000 (£38,000) scholarship.
Mund also aims of to be the first woman elected governor of her state.