An all out war is looming between former President Donald Trump and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska).
In a statement to Politico on Saturday, Trump declared that he would in no way support Murkowski if she ran for another term in office and that he would actively seek her downfall in 2022.
“I will not be endorsing, under any circumstances, the failed candidate from the great State of Alaska, Lisa Murkowski,” he stated. “She represents her state badly and her country even worse. I do not know where other people will be next year, but I know where I will be — in Alaska campaigning against a disloyal and very bad Senator.”
The hostile feeling is mutual by all appearances. Even though both are adherents to the GOP, Murkowski has been a detractor of Trump for a long time. She also voted to convict the former president during his second impeachment trial, along with six other Republican senators.
But some GOP members still favor Murkowski even if she is Trump’s enemy.
According to Breitbart, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced last week that he would “absolutely” support her. McConnell also stated last month that he would back Trump if he ran for president in 2024, as noted in the "Related" link above.