Tag Archives: Lisa Murkowski

Alaska GOP Endorses Anti-LGBT Murkowski Challenger

The Anchorage Daily News reports: The Alaska Republican State Central Committee on Saturday endorsed Kelly Tshibaka in the 2022 race for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican Lisa Murkowski. The committee approved Tshibaka’s endorsement in a 58-17 vote during a meeting in Fairbanks. Trump endorsed Tshibaka last month, calling her “MAGA all the way.” Trump said in a …

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski To Support Riot Commission Bill

The Hill reports: Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) on Tuesday became the second Senate Republican to say she will support a House-passed bill to establish a bipartisan commission on the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, which could come to the floor for a vote this week. “I’m going to support it,” Murkowski told reporters when asked about whether she will …

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Murkowski Suggests Trump Should Testify Before Riot Commission: “He Is Obviously A Very Key Individual”

Mediaite reports: Murkowski told CNN’s Manu Raju Tuesday, “If you’re really making this a very broad brush approach, it might be difficult to really get value from a specific type of commission. But again, I think this is something where you need to look closely to the details and how it’s configured.” “Do you think former President Trump should talk …

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Alaska GOP Censures, Vows To Primary Lisa Murkowski

The Anchorage Daily News reports: The Alaska Republican Party has voted to censure U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski and will recruit a challenger to run against her in next year’s election. The Republican State Central Committee voted in favor of the censure during a meeting Saturday in Anchorage after district-level officials passed a series of similar resolutions. Under party rules, a …

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GOP Senator Breaks With Trump On Murkowski

Politico reports: Sen. John Barrasso said Sunday he’d back Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski for reelection, breaking with former President Donald Trump not long after he vowed to campaign against her. “I want to always make sure we nominate somebody who can win in November,” Barrasso, the No. 3 Senate Republican, said on NBC’s “Meet The Press” of the 2022 midterm …

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Trump Vows To Campaign Against “Disloyal” Murkowski

“I will not be endorsing, under any circumstances, the failed candidate from the great State of Alaska, Lisa Murkowski. She represents her state badly and her country even worse. “I do not know where other people will be next year, but I know where I will be – in Alaska campaigning against a disloyal and very bad Senator. “Her vote …

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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

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