Murkowski said Congress cannot hand over its spending powers to the President.
“They didn’t ask for anything with that and they were good with that then,” Murkowski said of Senate Republicans. “And now we’re not good with it?”
She’s also not thrilled of the prospect of Trump tapping military funds to build the wall.
A federal version of (the much-maligned) Senate Bill 91 wouldn’t be good for Alaska, Sullivan argued.
The Republican tax bill, which Murkowski supported, laid the groundwork for the latest legal challenge.
Democrats appealed to the GOP’s few moderates, but only snagged Sen. Susan Collins.
Trump’s furious that Murkowski refused to fall in line on Kavanaugh.
The first post in a new TMS series. Furious with U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s opposition to Judge Brett Kavanaugh, over the weekend the Alaska Republican…
“You took your 1 percent of the ‘Advice and Consent’ role stated in Article II, Section 2 seriously,” writes Nick Tabaczka.
Murkowski and Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin both crossed party lines on a vote that sets up Kavanaugh’s confirmation for a vote on Saturday.