Sen. Murkowski announces bid for reelection
November 18, 2021
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who voted to convict President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial and had called for his resignation after the Jan. 6 insurrection, announced last Friday she will run for reelection in 2022.
Trump, who has focused on punishing his political opponents, has endorsed top Murkowski opponent Kelly Tshibaka, saying "Lisa Murkowski is bad for Alaska."
Murkowski pushed back in a campaign video that promotes her as "independent and tough."
"In this election, Lower 48 outsiders are going to try to grab Alaska's Senate seat for their partisan...