© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, listens during a U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing in Washington, U.S., March 18, 2021. Susan Walsh/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo
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By David Morgan
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Former President Donald Trump on Friday endorsed Republican challenger Kelly Tshibaka against Senator Lisa Murkowski, the three-term Republican incumbent who voted to convict him after his second impeachment trial earlier this year.
Tshibaka, the former state administration commissioner, launched her campaign in March with a vow to defeat Murkowski in the 2022 election and has already enlisted the help of former Trump advisers.
“Lisa Murkowski is bad for Alaska,” Trump said in a statement. “Murkowski has got to go! Kelly Tshibaka is the candidate who…