In early January, Senator Lisa Murkowski, along with some other republicans, supported a budget amendment sponsored by Senator Bernie Sanders’ which would have allowed for the acceptance of drugs from other countries without going through the FDA approval process.
Senator Lisa Murkowski is once again acting as a political speed bump Pres. Donald Trump’s agenda. Fresh off her vote against the confirmation of Pres. Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, Alaska’s senior senator is signaling her willingness to stand in the way of filling another cabinet post. This time it’s Trump’s Secretary of Labor nominee Andrew Puzder.
Yes, President-elect Donald Trump is about to occupy the most powerful office in the world. Before you get too excited or depressed by the possibilities that reality offers, The Hill tells us why 9 senators, including Alaska’s own Sen. Lisa Murkowski, could play a major role in restraining his agenda.