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Trump backs Upton challenger, Michigan secretary of state candidate

Upton was among 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Trump over the deadly insurrection at the Capitol.
Credit: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File
FILE - In this July 24, 2021, file photo former President Donald Trump speaks on a variety of topics to supporters at a Turning Point Action gathering in Phoenix.

MICHIGAN, USA — Former President Donald Trump is endorsing a challenger to longtime Republican Rep. Fred Upton and a secretary of state candidate, both of whom have pushed to audit the results of the presidential election. 

Trump instead backed first-term state Rep. Steve Carra for the 6th Congressional District. 

Upton was among 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Trump over the deadly insurrection at the Capitol.

Trump also endorsed Kristina Karamo for secretary of state, while Democrat Jocelyn Benson is up for reelection in 2022.

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