Tag Archives: Lisa Murkowski

Murkowski: “I Want Trump To Resign, I Want Him Out”

“I want him to resign. I want him out. He has caused enough damage. I think he should leave. He said he’s not going to show up. He’s not going to appear at the at the inauguration. “He hasn’t been focused on what is going on with COVID. He’s either been golfing or he’s been inside the Oval Office fuming …

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Lisa Murkowski Reverses, Will Vote To Confirm Barrett

CNN reports: Sen. Lisa Murkowski announced Saturday that she will ultimately vote yes on Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court of the United States. “I believe that the only way to put us back on the path of appropriate consideration of judicial nominees, is to evaluate Judge Barrett as we would want to be judged — on the …

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Murkowski Opposes SCOTUS Vote Before Election

Axios reports: Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) said in a statement Sunday that she opposes holding a Senate confirmation vote on President Trump’s nomination to replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the election. Murkowski joins Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) as one of two Republican senators who have thus far said that they do not support rushing through a confirmation …

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Trump Vows To Campaign Against Republican Senator

The Anchorage Daily News reports: Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski told reporters on Thursday that criticism levied at President Donald Trump by his former defense secretary is “true, honest, necessary and overdue” and said she is “struggling” with her support of the president. Murkowski’s comments represent an unusual rebuke for a Republican senator of the president’s actions in a time …

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Murkowski: Trump Is Shameful And I’ll Vote To Acquit

How utterly unsurprising: Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) said on Monday that she will vote to acquit President Trump on the two House-passed articles of impeachment. Murkowski is the first of a small group of potential swing-vote senators to announce their decision ahead of Wednesday’s expected final vote. “I cannot vote to convict. The Constitution provides for impeachment but does not …

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Murkowski Caves To Trump’s Threats On Witnesses

The New York Times report: Senator Lisa Murkowski, Republican of Alaska, said Friday she would vote against including new witnesses and documents in President Trump’s impeachment trial, likely dealing a fatal blow to Democrats’ attempts to compel new evidence. “I carefully considered the need for additional witnesses and documents, to cure the shortcomings of its process, but ultimately decided that …

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Murkowski “Curious” On What Bolton Might Have To Say

The Hill reports: Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) says she is “curious” to know what former national security adviser John Bolton might have to say about President Trump’s relations with Ukraine but stopped short of saying if she would support calling him to testify in the impeachment trial. “Well I read it. I’ve said before I was curious what Ambassador Bolton …

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Murkowski “Disturbed” By McConnell’s Trial Strategy

The Associated Press reports: Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, says she was “disturbed” to hear Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell say there would be “total coordination” between the White House and the Senate over the upcoming presidential impeachment trial. “And in fairness, when I heard that I was disturbed,” Murkowski said before describing that there should be distance between the White …

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Third GOP Senator Backs “No Wall” Reopening [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Patience is beginning to wear thin among Senate Republicans for a prolonged government shutdown, with a growing number at risk of revolting if the fight over funding President Donald Trump’s border wall drags out indefinitely. “I think we can walk and chew gum,” GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said on Tuesday, adding she’s “amenable to a process …

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Palin To Murkowski: I Can See 2022 From My House

Raw Story reports: Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin cited a nearly decade-old joke at her expense to warn fellow Alaskan Lisa Murkowski about her chances at re-election after the GOP senator came out against confirming Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. “I can see 2022 from my house,” the one-time vice presidential candidate tweeted, referencing Tina Fey’s Saturday Night Live impersonation …

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Ingraham Threatens Senate Run Against Murkowski

From Ben Shapiro’s right wing Daily Wire: On Friday, after Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AL) infamously voted no on the Senate cloture vote regarding Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for the Supreme Court, Fox News host Laura Ingraham, furious that Murkowski had ignored the fact that no corroborative evidence had been presented supporting any of the allegations against Kavanaugh, fired off a …

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GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski Backs Obamacare Repeal

Politico reports: Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she supports GOP efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, the Alaska Republican wrote in an op-ed for a local newspaper Friday. “I have always supported the freedom to choose,” Murkowski wrote in her op-ed for the Daily News-Miner, an Alaska newspaper. “I believe that the federal government should not force anyone …

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ALASKA: Trump Administration Threatens State Funding After GOP Senator Votes Against Obamacare Repeal

The Alaska Dispatch News reports: President Donald Trump isn’t going to just let Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s no vote on Tuesday’s health care motion go. Early Wednesday, Trump took to Twitter to express displeasure with Murkowski’s vote. By that afternoon, each of Alaska’s two Republican senators had received a phone call from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke letting them know the vote …

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Giving Credit Where It’s Due

Via Memographs.

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NOM Vows Revenge On Sen. Murkowski

“It is clear Senator Murkowski has fallen for the lies of same-sex ‘marriage’ activists. Religious freedom is deeply threatened wherever marriage is redefined, with the majority of states that have redefined marriage offering little more than fig leaf religious freedom protections to institutions and individuals who believe in marriage as the unique union of one man and one woman. NOM …

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GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski Backs Marriage

Back in March, Sen. Lisa Murkowski said that her position on same-sex marriage was “evolving.” Today she got there. Via press release from the Human Rights Campaign: Today Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) announced that she supports marriage equality. Murkowski joins two of her Republican colleagues – Senator Rob Portman of Ohio and Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois – in endorsing …

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