26 Oct 2022

US midterms: Trump backs Arizona Republican candidates repeating 2020 ‘Big Lie’ claims

Washington Correspondent

In the US, there’s just two weeks to go until the midterm elections, which will decide who’s in control of government at both the national and state level.

And one of the key races is taking place in Arizona.

Former President Donald Trump has backed a raft of republican candidates there, who all make the disproven claim that the 2020 election result is illegitimate – a version of events known to their opponents as “The Big Lie”.

We’ve been on the ground talking to the Arizona election deniers.