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Arizona GOP asks if followers willing to give their lives to 'stop the steal'

The Arizona Republican Party late Monday asked supporters if they were willing to give their lives in the fight over the results of the presidential election.

The party retweeted right-wing activist Ali Alexander's promise that he is "willing to give my life for this fight."

"He is. Are you?" the state GOP added.

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Officials with President TrumpDonald TrumpCIA chief threatened to resign over push to install Trump loyalist as deputy: report Azar in departure letter says Capitol riot threatens to 'tarnish' administration's accomplishments Justice Dept. argues Trump should get immunity from rape accuser's lawsuit MORE's campaign and the national Republican Party did not immediately return messages seeking comment on the tweet, including questions as to whether it crossed a line into advocating political violence. Arizona was the site of a deadly mass shooting in 2011 when a man attacked then-Democratic Rep. Gabby Giffords outside of a grocery store, killing six in the process.

Many on Twitter criticized the message in the tweet including "The View" co-host Meghan McCainMeghan Marguerite McCainCindy McCain on possible GOP censure: 'I think I'm going to make T-shirts' Arizona county's Republican committee debates censuring Cindy McCain Celebrities, Trump supporters react to banning of president's Twitter account MORE, daughter of late Arizona Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainThe best way to handle veterans, active-duty military that participated in Capitol riot Cindy McCain on possible GOP censure: 'I think I'm going to make T-shirts' Arizona state GOP moves to censure Cindy McCain, Jeff Flake MORE (R), who tweeted: "'Die for Trump' is the official 'AZ GOP' twitter message? Really guys? Really?"

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Attorneys for the president have been active in Arizona and other battleground states won by President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenAzar in departure letter says Capitol riot threatens to 'tarnish' administration's accomplishments House Democrats introduce measures to oppose Trump's bomb sale to Saudis On The Money: Retail sales drop in latest sign of weakening economy | Fast-food workers strike for minimum wage | US officials raise concerns over Mexico's handling of energy permits MORE in a campaign to overturn state election results over baseless accusations of widespread election and voter fraud, efforts that have yet to bear fruit.