Another fissure in the Grand ole Party among its members….
Those trying to outdo Trump vs those who want to move ahead FROM Trump….
These are erupting around the country as the November election gets smaller in the rear window….
Simmering tensions between Republicans over the ongoing audit of election results in Arizona’s largest county are bursting into the open.
With the audit nearing its one-month mark and the GOP-controlled state Senate driving the process in an increasingly partisan direction, some Republicans have begun more aggressively pushing back against the effort, arguing that it has only served to further undermine confidence in the county’s elections rather than restore it.
The debate over the audit reached a breaking point Monday when the GOP-dominated Maricopa County Board of Supervisors sent a letter to Arizona’s Republican state Senate President Karen Fann demanding an end to the audit, saying that the process had made Arizona a “laughingstock.”
“None of this is inspiring confidence. None of this will cause our citizens to trust elections. In fact, it is having the opposite result,” the board, which is made up of four Republicans and one Democrat, wrote.
In the letter, the Board of Supervisors said that the audit had “become a partisan issue” and defended the integrity of the 2020 presidential election, which former President Trumphas falsely claimed was stolen from him….