Arizona GOP To Censure State’s Top Republicans

The New York Times reports:

Arizona Republicans are poised to censure three of their own party’s most high-profile members in the state: Gov. Doug Ducey, former Senator Jeff Flake and Cindy McCain, the widow of former Senator John McCain.

Though largely symbolic, the political scolding that is expected during a meeting of the state G.O.P. on Saturday underscores a widening rift in Arizona between party officials who have made clear that their loyalty lies with former President Trump.

Both Mr. Flake and Ms. McCain endorsed Mr. Biden leading up to the November election. Though Mr. Ducey continually made it clear that he backed Mr. Trump, he drew ire from some Republicans by defending the state’s election process, rather than support efforts to challenge the November results in court.

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