Alaska governor: Work with Murkowski endures after Trump nod

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Alaska Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy said he doesn’t see his acceptance of former President Donald Trump’s endorsement as hurting his relationship with the state’s senior U.S. Senator, Republican Lisa Murkowski, who voted to convict Trump at his impeachment trial last year and whose reelection bid Trump has vowed to fight.

Trump last month praised Dunleavy as a “strong and consistent conservative” and offered his endorsement, provided that Dunleavy does not endorse Murkowski. Asked if Dunleavy planned to endorse anyone in the Senate race, Andrew Jensen, a campaign spokesperson, said last Thursday he could “simply reiterate the governor’s position on this, which is that he appreciates the support of President

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