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the [three Republican] Incumbents targeted by Trump ended 2021 with more cash in their campaign coffers than any of their challengers, including those supported by Trump.

A week after the deadly January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol by a mob of Trump supporters, the House of Representatives voted to impeach, with the Senate then failing to achieve the supermajority needed to convict him and remove him from future public office to exclude .

[Steve] scale gave money to at least three members of the House of Representatives who voted to impeach Trump in September: Peter Meier from Michigan and Jaime Herrera Beutler of Washington State – both of whom face Trump-backed challengers – as well as David Valadao from California.

Scalise also transferred money for the re-election campaign in December Dan Neuhaus from Washington, a House Republican who also voted to impeach.

Donations ranged from $2,000 to $5,000 and came from Scalise’s re-election campaign committee or from his fundraising group Eye of the Tiger, a so-called leadership committee that lawmakers use to support other candidates.

representative Elise Stefanik, the representative replaced Liz Cheney As a Republican in the 3rd house after Cheney was ousted from her post by Trump following her vote to impeach, she contributed $5,000 Mr. Beutler from her executive committee “E-PAC”, with which Stefanik supports Republican candidates.

Cheney, the scion of a famous Republican family and the most vocal Trump critic in Congress, received $5,000 from [Kentuckian] McConnells „Bluegrass Committee“-Spendengruppe.
The group also donated $10,000 to the campaign of [Alaska’s Lisa] Murkowski, who is the only Republican senator to vote last year to convict Trump in his Senate impeachment trial, which is seeking re-election this year.

Cheney and Murkowski both face key Republican challengers backed by Trump, as does Rep Fred Upton from Michigan, another Republican who voted to impeach Trump and has received input from the Representative Executive Committee Cathy McMorris Rodgers from Washington.
representative August Pfluger from texas, Virginia Foxx from north carolina, Byron Donalds from Florida and Carlos Jimenez from Florida — each of whom Trump supported in their re-election bids that year — also sent money to impeachment voters from their campaigns or executive committees. Their offices did not respond to requests for comment.

A Trump spokesman and representatives from Scalise, Stefanik, McConnell and McMorris Rodgers also did not respond to requests for comment.
Joe Kent, a US Army veteran who was backed by Trump to unseat Herrera Beutler, said lawmakers supporting the incumbent hope Trump’s movement “will just go away.”
“2022 is an establishment referendum,” said Kent.

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