Congress’ latest flashpoint over former President Donald Trump is taking shape in the battle on whether or not to appoint a commission to investigate the…
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki had nothing but praise for the process that led to the passage of the bill. “This bill is an example of the critical bipartisan work that can be done in Congress,” she said, “and the president is grateful to Sen. Murkowski and Congressman Young for their leadership in this area.”
Tshibaka, who’s avoided accountability and oversight while working for the Dunleavy administration, says she’s running because “The D.C. insiders need to be held accountable to us.”
Haaland’s nomination is all but certain at this point, which would make her the first ever Native American to hold the position of Interior Secretary.
Meanwhile, Sen. Dan Sullivan voted against proceeding.
The measure would extend the deadline for the Equal Rights Amendment to be ratified, which it has already reached with the ratification by Virginia in 2020.
The calls to unity are being put to the test with a temporary halt to ANWR leasing activities.
But whether Murkowski—who said she’s wrestling with her future in a Republican party that’s beholden to Trump’s worst impulses—will vote to convict when the articles of impeachment reach the chamber is not yet clear. She says she’ll wait on the trial.
Their comments are important but the silence of others says far more.
Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski is among a bipartisan group of lawmakers who on Monday announced their latest effort to pass a coronavirus relief package…