Murkowski was one of a handful of Republican senators who called for a delay on the vote.
The Senate’s weighing whether to move ahead with a vote to advance Kavanaugh’s nomination after accusations that he sexually assaulted a woman.
Sullivan says he trusts Kavanaugh after the two worked together in the Bush White House.
Tough talk, but no action.
With the appointment opening the door to attacks on Roe v. Wade among other cases, Murkowski stands to be at the center of the fight.
Mattis praised Alaska’s strategic importance, talked up the Arctic and confirmed some details about migrant detention.
Sullivan called for more resources put toward U.S. immigration courts to more quickly prosecute cases of illegal immigration and process asylum-seekers.
The vote approves a resolution would overturn the FCC’s pending June 11 repeal of existing Obama-era net neutrality rules that require internet service providers treat all online traffic the same, preventing them from blocking, throttling or prioritizing online content and services.
“Sure just wish we weren’t in this place in the first place,” Murkowski said of legislation to protect Mueller from being fired.
The comments make Sullivan one of a growing group of Republicans and industry members worried about the tariffs’ impact.