“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.
Kavanaugh’s behavior has shown he doesn’t respect survivors of sexual assault and likely won’t be a fair judge.
Note: Apologies for not including any women on the trip in this post. We’re working on a story featuring some of the women that are…
As long as the investigation is “limited in time and scope.”
It’s not only important to the confirmation process, but an issue in the governor’s race where Democratic candidate Mark Begich has already staked out his opposition to the nominee.
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.
In the news release announcing AFN’s opposition to Kavanaugh, the group says his confirmation would be “imprudent,” “troubling” and “disastrous for Alaska.”