Trump endorses Murkowski challenger
June 24, 2021
Making good on previous threats, former President Donald Trump has endorsed Kelly Tshibaka, a former official in the Gov. Mike Dunleavy administration, in her challenge against Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski.
“Lisa Murkowski is bad for Alaska,”Trump said in a statement last Friday. “Murkowski has got to go!”
The Republican senator, whose term expires next year, has not announced her reelection decision.
Murkowski angered Trump when she voted for the Senate to convict him of inciting the deadly insurrection at the Capitol on Jan. 6.
Tshibaka, Dunleavy’s former Alaska Department of Admi...
For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.