“As President, I will do what President Trump has failed to do: listen to the scientists and experts to protect Bristol Bay — and all it offers to Alaska, our country, and the world.”
The much more Trump-friendly U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan has not yet released any statement.
It’s this lack of urgency in fixing the program—encapsulated by an administration seemingly caught flat-footed, unable to seize upon its victory in court—that makes the governor’s words so tone deaf.
Every statewide Republican on the ballot is underwater with their approval rating, but it’s looking really bad for the one Republican not on the ballot this year.
Alaska’s already been under a statewide shelter-in-place order for nearly a week and has restricted nearly all in-state travel.
Murkowski said Trump’s actions were “shameful and wrong” but that voters should ultimately decide if it was shameful and wrong.
Alaska’s U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski will vote against any efforts to call witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial, she announced in a prepared statement today….
Would she like to hear what Bolton has to say? Yes, but she’ll wait ’til later in the impeachment process to decide if it’s needed.
“If it means that I’m viewed as one who looks openly and critically at every issue in front of me rather than acting as a rubber stamp for my party or my president, I’m good with that. I’m totally good with that.”
Young’s words from 1998 gained traction on social media today, leading a few to believe the 86-year-old Young had made a surprising turn.