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Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski calls on Trump to begin transition process

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 Sen. Lisa Murkowski calls on Trump to begin transition process
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski calls Mattis’ scathing essay about Trump ‘true, honest,’ and ‘overdue,’ says she’s struggling to support the president in 2020

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 […]
Sen. Lisa Murkowski calls Mattis’ scathing essay about Trump ‘true, honest,’ and ‘overdue,’ says she’s struggling to support the president in 2020
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‘He doesn’t give a f—‘: Trump is making a fool out of every Republican senator who said he learned his lesson from impeachment

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 […]
‘He doesn’t give a f—‘: Trump is making a fool out of every Republican senator who said he learned his lesson from impeachment
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Collins defends her vote for Kavanaugh despite Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations: ‘I do not believe that Brett Kavanaugh was her assailant’

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 […]
Collins defends her vote for Kavanaugh despite Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations: ‘I do not believe that Brett Kavanaugh was her assailant’
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Key swing vote Sen. Lisa Murkowski didn’t decide how to vote on Kavanaugh until she walked onto the Senate floor, says ‘he’s not the right man for the court at this time’

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 […]
Key swing vote Sen. Lisa Murkowski didn’t decide how to vote on Kavanaugh until she walked onto the Senate floor, says ‘he’s not the right man for the court at this time’
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These are the senators who could make or break Trump’s Supreme Court pick

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 […]
These are the senators who could make or break Trump’s Supreme Court pick
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The GOP tax plan got a big boost from a key Republican senator

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 […]
The GOP tax plan got a big boost from a key Republican senator