In Pennsylvania, Republican rift over Trump imperils party’s election chances

By Nathan Layne and Joseph Ax EXTON, Pa. (Reuters) – C. Arnold McClure chairs the Republican Party in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania – deep in Trump country – and wants to punish fellow conservatives who have turned against the former president. McClure is among those pushing the state party to censure Pennsylvania’s Republican senator, Pat Toomey, for voting this month to convict Donald Trump, at his second impeachment trial, of inciting the U.S. Capitol riots. McClure will apply the same standard to any Republican candidate in upcoming elections who seeks support in his rural county: Those …

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