Alaska Gov. Dunleavy accepts Trump endorsement conditioned upon him not endorsing Sen. Murkowski in 2022

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By Shawna Mizelle, CNN

Alaska GOP Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Thursday accepted former President Donald Trump’s endorsement, which Trump had vowed to rescind if Dunleavy endorses Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska.

“Please tell the President thank you for the endorsement. With regard to the other issue, please tell the President he has nothing to worry about,” Dunleavy said in a statement referring to Murkowski and put out by Trump. Trump made Murkowski a top target in next year’s midterm elections after the senator voted to convict him in his impeachment trial earlier this year.

“This is why Mike Dunleavy of Alaska has been, and will be, a great Governor,” Trump said in his Thursday evening statement.

The move from Dunleavy comes after Trump had said in a statement Tuesday, “Alaska needs Mike Dunleavy as Governor now more than ever. He has my…

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