Former President Donald Trump announced Saturday that he is planning to travel to Alaska and campaign against Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), a frequent Trump critic and one of the 17 congressional Republicans to vote to impeach him earlier this year, ahead of the 2022 mid-term elections. In a statement to Politico on Saturday, Trump said he will not be endorsing "the failed candidate from the great state of Alaska, Lisa Murkowski" and will actively campaign against her. "She represents her state badly and her country even worse," Trump said. Murkowski is the only GOP senator who voted to impeach Trump who is up for re-election next year, but even if the former president does launch an offensive against her, she'll likely be difficult to beat. She's held her seat since 2002, and Alaska's new ranked-choice primary system means she won't have to secure the Republican nomination.
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