Murkowski is one of the few GOP senators supporting the commission. McConnell reportedly asked GOP senators to vote against it as a "personal favor."
Murkowski, who is up for reelection next year, expressed a willingness to back a bipartisan investigation in Congress that would examine the riot.
At his speech at CPAC last week, Trump said the GOP should "get rid" of Cheney and other Republicans who didn't support him during his impeachment.
A group evenly divided between eight Republican and eight Democratic senators could play a key role shaping the Biden legislative agenda, starting with stimulus. The group includes moderate senators like Mitt Romney, Susan Collins, Joe Manchin and Mark Warner. It may form a centre of influence in a Senate with […]
Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska became the first Republican member of Congress to urge President Donald Trump to resign from office over this week’s Capitol insurrection. “I want him to resign. I want him out. He has caused enough damage,” Murkowski told the Anchorage Daily News in an interview published […]
Republican Sens. Mitt Romney, Pat Toomey, and Lisa Murkowski have said they will oppose an effort by their colleagues to challenge the election results. Sen. Ted Cruz is among a group of GOP senators that said they will oppose the certification of Electoral College votes on Wednesday during a joint […]
Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska on Sunday said that President Donald Trump should begin the transition process to President-elect Joe Biden. “President Trump has had the opportunity to litigate his claims, and the courts have thus far found them without merit,” she said in a statement. Murkowski is one of […]
Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska has indicated on multiple occasions in 2020 that she is opposed to filling a Supreme Court vacancy before 2021. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at age 87 from cancer, setting up a high-stakes and bitter Senate confirmation fight before the November election. Murkowski said […]
In one of the strongest rebukes of President Donald Trump from any Republican in Congress, Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska told reporters she supported former Defence Secretary James Mattis speaking out against the president. Murkowski had generally avoided direct condemnations of Trump, often facing criticism for waffling during the most […]
At least five Republican senators said they believed President Trump would act with more caution after being impeached. Since his acquittal earlier this month, Trump has purged his administration of those he perceives as disloyal, and his attorney general has exercised unprecedented political influence over the Justice Department. “He doesn’t […]
On the website PredictIt, people can place bets – with real US dollars – on big political events. Users on the site place “yes” or “no” bets on popular political predictions, like President Trump’s impeachment trial. People are betting that there’s a 10% chance the Senate will convict him in […]
Sen. Susan Collins, a Maine Republican, defended her support for newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday. She said she found no corroborating evidence for Christine Blasey Ford’s accusations of sexual assault. Collins, who provided a critical “yes” vote for Kavanaugh’s confirmation Saturday, said when other lawmakers took […]
Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she didn’t decide to vote against advancing Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination until she reached the Senate chambers on Friday. Murkowski broke with her party as the only one of four key swing votes to oppose advancing his nomination. A final confirmation vote is set […]
The Senate is fairly split after President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court. A couple of Republicans could rebuke the president and tank the potential nominee. At the same time, a handful of politically vulnerable Democrats could tilt the odds in the White House’s […]
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski said that she supported the repeal of Obamacare’s individual mandate as part of the GOP’s tax plan. This is a positive for the tax bill, as there were concerns over Murkowski’s support amid proposed changes to the Affordable Care Act. Despite the support, there’s no guarantee […]
President Donald Trump tweeted his...
President Donald Trump went on a Twitter tirade...