Trump Allies' Election Victories Show His G.O.P. Base Grip

Phoenix Trump friends won Tuesday's Republican primaries in Arizona and Michigan, reaffirming his grip over the party. The former president has worked to rid the GOP

of his detractors, install loyalists in crucial swing-state positions, and frighten off possible 2024 competitors.

In Arizona, Mr. Trump's nominee for Senate, Blake Masters, won a crowded primary, as did his selection for secretary of state, Mark Finchem, an election sceptic and Oath Keepers militia member

Rusty Bowers, the Republican speaker of the Arizona House who testified against Trump at the Jan. 6 congressional hearings, lost his State Senate candidacy.

Mr. Trump and his supporters have concentrated on vote-counting and certification in Arizona and Michigan to unseat those who stood in their way of overturning the 2020 election. 

Missouri Republicans rejected Eric Greitens' Senate bid, relieving national party strategists. Republicans feared Greitens would lose a secure Senate seat. 

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