Arizona Republicans voted to censure Gov. Doug Ducey, former Sen. Jeff Flake, and Cindy McCain after the trio of Republicans either did not support former President Donald Trump’s bid to overturn the election results or endorsed President Biden before the election.
Flake and McCain both endorsed Biden during the campaign, a controversial move in the battleground state that Trump eventually lost by a narrow margin. It was the first time a Democrat carried the state since former President Bill Clinton in 1996.
Ducey was also censured Saturday for imposing COVID-19 restrictions in the state, with rules that GOP lawmakers argued violated Arizona’s constitution while accusing the governor of wielding “dictatorial