The Senate Judiciary Committee vote on Kavanaugh’s nomination will be at 1:30pm — Steve Brusk (@stevebruskCNN) September 28, 2018. While Collins did not say how she would vote on his confirmation, her view that the FBI report was legitimate is a signal that she could vote to support Kavanaugh’s nomination. Barring some unforeseen and previously unknown statement made by Kavanaugh or some skeleton in his closet, both Murkowski and Collins appear to be likely "yes" votes. There is no evidence that. 3 GOP senator, said he does not expect her to flip her vote. John Thune (S. Ultimately, the senator was a "no" on the cloture vote, and sounds as if she will vote. Joe Manchin (D-W. But he was watching and. No Democrat on the committee is expected to vote for Kavanaugh, so if Republicans want to send him to the Senate floor with a favorable recommendation, they. It's also being reported that Senator Joe Manchin is leaning towards voting for Kavanaugh. Oct 05, 2018 · Murkowski and Manchin both broke with their parties in Friday's 51-49 vote to move toward a full Senate vote on Kavanaugh, whose nomination by Trump has become emblematic of the nation's deep. Murkowski is a key vote in the confirmation process. When Murkowski finished, no one. Jeff Flake of Arizona, another closely. And if a. She and Republican Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont. At that time, the scope of the investigation was requested by Flake, Collins and Sen. She had voted against advancing the nominee's confirmation on Friday, and announced the same day that she would vote "no" at Saturday's full roll call. The final tally for Kavanaugh's vote is expected to be 50-48-1 because Sen. The leader gathered Flake, Murkowski, Collins and others in his office. All 4 should sign a letter saying that Ford’s team has one hour to agree to the latest Republican proposal or the discussion is OVER and there will be a vote on Monday. Susan Collins’ political career, and her vote on this nomination could be fateful for her 2020 re-election campaign. I believe he is a good man. Murkowski was the only Republican to vote "no" to bring the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the floor for a vote. 3, 2018 in Washington, as reporters ask her. ), who missed the vote because of. Ford? Bipartisan: Democratic Sen Joe Manchin of West Virginia also announced he will support Trump's. Court of Appeals in 2006. This is worrying. In a twist, Murkowski said she will state her opposition but vote "present" as a courtesy to Kavanaugh supporter Sen. This makes any Democratic. ), who said he would vote for Kavanaugh, giving him the support of 51 senators. Does she think she will gain more woman than lose Republicans? The rest of the Republican Senate are lock and step with Trump what would Murkowski gain by voting 'No'? Assuming she knew Republicans had the votes despite her vote. The Senate majority leader is often seen as a masterful tactician. A bitterly split Senate votes 50-48 to confirm Brett Kavanaugh, leaving Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski on wildly divergent courses. The leader gathered Flake, Murkowski, Collins and others in his office. How can she call herself a Republican and vote no after seeing what despicable lows Democrats went to to smear Kavanaugh. Hundreds of female Alaska attorneys call on Murkowski, Sullivan to vote 'no' on Kavanaugh. Murkowski Says She's A No Vote On Kavanaugh But Wants Vote Recorded As "Present" This is why Joe Miller, who beat Murkowski the last time out should get himself ready for 2022. Model Emily Ratajkowski also said she was arrested after. Republicans scheduled a key procedural vote on Brett Kavanaugh for Friday morning. Stop the Progressive End Game of Disarmament. GOP Is Going Ahead With Friday Vote on Kavanaugh It's not clear how Kavanaugh would fare in a full Senate vote: Republican Sens. The vote was mostly on party lines, though Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) voted "No" and Senator Joe Manchin (D-W. " Kavanaugh's confirmation is not assured: Swing vote senators could conceivably vote differently on Saturday during an expected confirmation vote. She later voted present so Republican Senator Steve Daines could attend his daughter’s wedding and not alter the vote. Republican senator from Alaska they have all been facing significant pressure from constituents back. The final vote, in which Kavanaugh is expected to be. Murkowski isn’t up for reelection until 2022, having won reelection alongside Trump in 2016. In the Golden State, 60% of adults believe Ford's story vs. Murkowski was the only Republican who did not vote to confirm Kavanaugh. In a cloture vote on Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, key Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) voted yes to move towards a final vote on Kavanaugh, while Sen. “I think she will never recover from this. SENATOR LISA MURKOWSKI: I did not come to a decision on this until walking onto the. Please use this thread to post anythi. A pivotal red state Democrat will vote 'no' One of the key votes for Kavanaugh's confirmation on the full Senate floor, which will come after the committee moves forward with a vote, red. With his slim 51-49 seat majority, he had no choice but to meet the needs of the wavering Republicans. Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and vulnerable Democratic Sens. Why Murkowski, still opposed, will be marked 'present' on Kavanaugh The Republican senator from Alaska said she hopes the gesture will remind people of the value of respect amid a bitter fight. But she realized it was the worst decision of her career. everyone knew that this was a lie, but as Collins did with the Trump tax bill, she and Murkowski will wink and said they believed Kavanaugh. by private jet on his daughter’s wedding day if his vote is needed to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Also, her base is females—Dems and Rs, and her state hates him. Kavanaugh was then confirmed by a vote of 50-48. Matthews was confirmed by the margin of a single vote, 24-23; no other justice has been confirmed by a single vote. Republican Sen. The final reason Murkowski should vote no is due to the accusations of sexual assault piling up against Kavanaugh. Murkowski was the only GOP senator to vote against ending debate. Why Lisa Murkowski should vote no on Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh controversy: How we got here and what happens next. re: Why did that bitch, Murkowski, vote NO on repeal? Posted by FLBooGoTigs1 on 7/18/17 at 4:46 pm to CptBengal Same reason everyone will vote "yes" to getting her arse out of office come next election. Susan Collins’ political career, and her vote on this nomination could be fateful for her 2020 re-election campaign. Murkowski vote on Kavanaugh won’t be based on single issue. "I believe that Brett Kavanaugh is a good man. Kavanaugh's confirmation vote was historically close. Senator Lisa Murkowski made that possible. Steve Daines said on Friday that he’ll return to Washington D. The last-ditch Senate Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act has zeroed in on a single target: Alaska Republican Sen. These “Republican” Senators won’t say whether they would vote to keep Trump. GOPUSA Staff Posted On 11:57 am October 5, 2018 32. Ms Murkowski of Alaska, a state that also voted pro-Trump in 2016, has been undecided on Judge Kavanaugh throughout the hearings. The appeals court judge now has enough support to win confirmation to the high court. Does she think she will gain more woman than lose Republicans? The rest of the Republican Senate are lock and step with Trump what would Murkowski gain by voting 'No'? Assuming she knew Republicans had the votes despite her vote. Both Collins and Murkowski will probably have to vote "no" for Kavanaugh to be blocked. In terms of actual votes, the only Supreme Court confirmation vote that was closer was the vote on Stanley Matthews, nominated by President James A. Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman: Understanding Murkowski's 'No' vote. And if a. John Thune (S. The Senate voted 50-48 on Saturday to confirm the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett M. For the sake of Alaska's workers, I hope they reject his nomination. 2 Senate Democrat says an op-ed written by Supreme Courtroom nominee Brett Kavanaugh on the eve of a Senate vote left him unconvinced that Kavanaugh is certified for the courtroom. Barring an unforeseen development, Kavanaugh's confirmation. 48 Senators publicly support Kavanaugh's nomination – all Republicans. The committee's approval is not required for Kavanaugh to advance to a vote of the full Senate and be confirmed; Clarence Thomas, who was accused of sexual harassment, did not secure the committee. ” “The two senators considered likeliest to flip are the moderate women from Maine and Alaska, who have remained officially undecided and are both supportive of abortion rights. Steve Daines (R-Mont. Supreme Court on Saturday following a tempestuous confirmation battle in which the federal appeals judge strongly denied allegations of sexual assault. Oct 06, 2018 · The Senate voted 50-48 on Saturday to confirm the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett M. Yes, supposedly a vote which didn't require Senator Daines to fly back from Montana from his daughter's wedding or a vote which didn't require Senator Manchin to vote yea…. Senator Murkowski Voted Against Kavanaugh. Yes and no. Republicans scheduled a key procedural vote on Brett Kavanaugh for Friday morning. Kavanaugh’s confirmation – which could cement a conservative majority on the Supreme Court for a generation – depends on five or so senators who have yet to announce how they will vote, even. Lisa Murkowski Voted 'Present' Instead of 'No' on Kavanaugh as Favor to GOP Colleague. Get these four senators on board and Kavanaugh will be confirmed without the Dems being able to stop it. One issue that has become part of the process, and which is less talked about, is sexual violence against women. Because she just got this very bad news. As Susan Collins Waffles on Kavanaugh Vote, Mainers Show Signs of Disapproval. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), one of the key swing votes, voted not to proceed to a confirmation vote for Kavanaugh. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Alaska Sen. Her vote was canceled out by Sen. meaning they can only lose one vote on Kavanaugh’s nomination. The committee did vote 11-10 to confirm Kavanaugh, moving his nomination process to the full Senate. Senator Murkowski has a dilemma: Vote against a judge who does not "favor" minority voters (or, thankfully, anybody else) and look forward to re-election, or vote for Judge Kavanaugh and risk dismissal by wrathful employers. The replacement of John McCain by Jon Kyl means that Republicans no longer have to hold both Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski to confirm Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court. Then, in a move of class, Murkowski announced she will vote ‘present’ in the confirmation vote. Senator Lisa Murkowski talks to reporters about her “no” vote after a procedural vote in the Senate regarding the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee judge Brett Kavanaugh, October 5, 2018. In the end, there was indeed a two-vote margin, the closest nomination vote since 1881. Speaking to the Washington Post during a brief. If all of the senators vote on the final confirmation decision as they did Friday on the cloture motion, Kavanaugh will likely be sworn in to the nation’s highest tribunal within a few hours. Lisa Murkowski explains why she is voting no on Kavanaugh Police rounded the protesters up in a Senate office building after they sat down and refused to budge. Murkowski was the only GOP senator to vote against ending debate. The replacement of John McCain by Jon Kyl means that Republicans no longer have to hold both Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski to confirm Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court. Therefore, they are doing everything they can to delay in the hopes that something happens that forces the withdrawal of Kavanaugh from the nomination. Murkowski, the only Republican now opposing Kavanaugh's nomination, votes "present" to help fellow GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski's recent vote of 'no' to move Judge Kavanaugh forward in confirming his placement on the US Supreme Court has drawn the ire of the local Republican base. Americans are furious that Senator Lisa Murkowski is abandoning the will of her constituents to further the misguided feminist agenda, by voting "NO" to pass Judge Kavanaugh onto the final vote. John Thune (S. Murkowski Explains Kavanaugh 'No' Vote: "In My Conscience," I Could Not Vote For Him | Posted By Ian Schwartz On Date October 6, 2018 U. ), who said he would vote for Kavanaugh, giving him the support of 51 senators. by private jet on his daughter’s wedding day if his vote is needed to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. He said he did not remember being at a party with. The Alaskan told reporters Friday it's time to think "about the credibility and integrity of our institutions. In a cloture vote on Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, key Sen. Also, her base is females—Dems and Rs, and her state hates him. She told reporters that she didn't make her decision until she walked onto the Senate floor for the. But she was one of the two senators who did not cast a vote for either side, helping out a colleague who needed. Smith said the ACLU of Alaska was asked how the state organization could help to urge Murkowski to oppose Kavanaugh, which is why the group of Alaskans is in D. For 26 minutes, she explained how she arrived at her vote. It was a hell yes. Murkowski concluded that Kavanaugh would not be a threat to protections for people with preexisting medical conditions or to Alaska Natives, she said in her speech on the Senate floor Friday night. While Flake was saying he would vote for Kavanaugh, Murkowski told reporters that she was a "No" vote. The list includes Republican Sens. Steve Daines can remain at. Collins and Murkowski are the only GOP senators who support abortion rights, a crucial issue in the Kavanaugh debate. Lisa Murkowski offered an extended and emotional explanation Friday for why she chose to buck her party and vote against ending debate on Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation. Senator Murkowski voted “present” which was neither a yea or a nay. Lisa Murkowski says she will be marked 'present' for the confirmation vote for Brett Kavanaugh Saturday, a courtesy to Republican Sen. By Eric Lach. Murkowski said Friday night that she agreed with many of Collins's comments defending Kavanaugh, saying she didn't think he would vote to overturn Roe v. GOP Is Going Ahead With Friday Vote on Kavanaugh It's not clear how Kavanaugh would fare in a full Senate vote: Republican Sens. Steve Daines, R-Mont. The replacement of John McCain by Jon Kyl means that Republicans no longer have to hold both Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski to confirm Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court. Murkowski should vote ‘no’ on Kavanaugh. Murkowski on Friday became the sole Republican to vote against moving Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination to a. Collins was soon joined by Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Lisa Murkowski Kavanaugh vote. Lisa Murkowski will pay a hefty price for not voting 'yes' to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and vulnerable Democratic Sens. everyone knew that this was a lie, but as Collins did with the Trump tax bill, she and Murkowski will wink and said they believed Kavanaugh. Oct 05, 2018 · Collins, Manchin Say They Will Vote To Confirm Kavanaugh; Murkowski A 'No' A final vote on the nomination is now expected Saturday. The internet is praising Sen. *he is against contraception, in fact, he does not understand what hormonal therapy is for women at all. SENATOR LISA MURKOWSKI: I did not come to a decision on this until walking onto the floor this morning. , may try to find a way to say “no” to Kavanaugh so they can vote on another conservative justice with less. Barring some unforeseen and previously unknown statement made by Kavanaugh or some skeleton in his closet, both Murkowski and Collins appear to be likely "yes" votes. Kavanaugh’s fate boils down to three Republican Senators: Jeff Flake, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski. She also said that she will give weight to what Alaskans have to say. Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska announced that she would have voted no, but withdrew her. Daines of Montana, whose daughter is to be married at. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) "will never recover" politically for her vote against Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Murkowski was the only Republican to vote "no" to bring the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the floor for a vote. All 4 should sign a letter saying that Ford’s team has one hour to agree to the latest Republican proposal or the discussion is OVER and there will be a vote on Monday. "I will be a no tomorrow," Murkowski said in a speech on the Senate floor after describing how she had come to lean against voting to confirm Trump's second nominee to the high court in a final vote on Saturday. clearly shows that Senators Collins and Murkowski are likely to lose their seats if they vote to. For 26 minutes she explained how she arrived at her vote. Murkowski bucks party on Kavanaugh and becomes a target for the right. Phone script: I'm calling to urge Senator [insert Senator name] to vote NO on Brett Kavanaugh 's confirmation. " CREDO Action Co-Director Heidi Hess said. Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska announced that she would have voted no, but withdrew her. 5, 2018 12:19 pm Oct. Alaska GOP Sen. For Red-State Democrats, There Is Only One Choice: Vote ‘No’ on Kavanaugh Contrary to the received wisdom, polling shows support for Trump’s Supreme Court pick would hurt senators. Susan Collins (ME) and Lisa Murkowski (AK) will vote against the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court are likely to be disappointed. Hundreds of female attorneys urged Sen. ), who was absent due to his daughter’s wedding. The decision whether or not to confirm the judge to the U. That means that he’d go down if two of the 51 Republican senators defect. Stop the Progressive End Game of Disarmament. On Saturday, some 20 hours. Despite appearances, one thing Flake did not do was say he could not vote for Kavanaugh without the FBI investigation. Trump says Republican Sen. she feels safe in showing her anger with a no vote. Murkowski was the only Republican who did not vote to confirm Kavanaugh. I know she abstained to allow so Daines could go to his daughter's wedding, but why did Murkowski vote 'No'. Collins and Murkowski voted no. 2 Senate Democrat says an op-ed written by Supreme Courtroom nominee Brett Kavanaugh on the eve of a Senate vote left him unconvinced that Kavanaugh is certified for the courtroom. Oct 05, 2018 · Collins, Manchin Say They Will Vote To Confirm Kavanaugh; Murkowski A 'No' A final vote on the nomination is now expected Saturday. Susan Collins (R-ME) voted yes to move towards a final vote on Kavanaugh, while Sen. In the end, it did not matter. "But I do hope that it reminds us that we can take very small, very small steps to be gracious with one another. She has been on a whirlwind tour to various communities around the state. Prior to the committee voting on whether or not to push Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the full Senate, Flake spoke out saying, “I think it would be proper to delay the floor vote for up to but. Lisa Murkowski talks with the media in the Capitol after voting "no" on a cloture that advanced the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to a final vote on Oct. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) - the lone GOP "no" vote during Brett Kavanaugh's Friday cloture vote, told reporters Friday that she thinks Kavanaugh may be a "good man" but that he's "not the right man for the court at this time. Kavanaugh are they evaluating? Is it the steady, conservative jurist he was reputed to be before his confirmation saga?. Lisa Murkowski ‘will never recover’ for voting no on Kavanaugh By her “no” vote as a courtesy to Sen. They were supposed to vote on Kavanaugh in the Senate on Saturday, but it’s unclear if that will happen or if it will be delayed for a week as requested. Murkowski was the only GOP senator to vote against ending debate. Daines of Montana, whose daughter is to be married at. SENATOR LISA MURKOWSKI: I did not come to a decision on this until walking onto the. Without that vote on Friday, there would be no triumphant final roll call on Saturday. Steve Daines (R-Mont. Flake said in a statement he was ready to confirm Kavanaugh. Lisa Murkowski to say no to Brett Kavanaugh. Sep 28, 2018 · Flake and Murkowski join Democrats in calling for FBI inquiry of sex assault allegations against Kavanaugh to delay the floor vote for up to, but no more than, one week," Flake said at a. Collins also voted for closure, but she usually votes in tandem with Alaska’s Murkowski, who voted against closure and seems a solid vote against confirming Kavanaugh. 'The people of Alaska will never forgive her': Trump attacks Lisa Murkowski for being the only Republican to vote AGAINST Kavanaugh - as Sarah Palin hints she could challenge her in 2022. Murkowski. Murkowski is the only Republican to vote against Kavanaugh and Republicans in Alaska are not too happy with her. New York Times ^ | October 5, 2018 Posted on 10/05/2018 11:05:55 AM PDT by reaganaut1. The committee did vote 11-10 to confirm Kavanaugh, moving his nomination process to the full Senate. Murkowski's no was quiet - press corps all verified w each other. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, voted questioning why the bureau did not interview Ford or Kavanaugh. Murkowski spoke with reporters. Trump says Republican Sen. Murkowski was the only Republican who did not vote to confirm Kavanaugh. When Murkowski finished, no. Murkowski, the only Republican now opposing Kavanaugh's nomination, votes "present" to help fellow GOP Sen. And @SenatorCollins has way too much integrity to allow that to happen. Lisa Murkowski — chose not to vote for Kavanaugh. That vote isn’t so certain, with 47 Republicans ready to vote for Kavanaugh. Lisa Murkowski forgot to ask Tuckerman Babcock, the head of the Republican Party, for his instructions on how she should vote on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U. McConnell had gathered Judiciary Committee Republicans in his office earlier. Vote Smart provides easy access to Congressional and state voting records and maintains a collection of key votes grouped by issue. Aug 22, 2018, 10:20am Katelyn Burns. Original article follows. The reason? By doing so. Jeff Flake of Arizona and Democratic Sen. By Justin Wise - 10/04/18 10:51 PM EDT. In the Golden State, 60% of adults believe Ford's story vs. ” She didn’t even have the courage to boldly declare her defiant vote – instead making a completely inaudible comment. Kavanaugh's confirmation was always going to be difficult, but over the past few weeks it had veered terribly. everyone knew that this was a lie, but as Collins did with the Trump tax bill, she and Murkowski will wink and said they believed Kavanaugh. Collins was soon joined by Sen. Pence and Murkowski have "lovely interaction" after her no vote on Kavanaugh. For 26 minutes, she explained how she arrived at her vote. Conservatives expect to be. OK, so where does the Senate vote on Kavanaugh currently stand? As of Friday afternoon, there are 49 Republicans voting for Kavanaugh with Murkowski and Maine’s Susan Collins undecided. Just prior to 2 p. Lisa Murkowski Proves She Is A RINO. She initially voted no, and then withdrew her “no” vote to instead re-list herself as “present. Susan Collins’ political career, and her vote on this nomination could be fateful for her 2020 re-election campaign. Steve Daines (R-Mont. Also in 2019, Murkowski was one of three Republicans who did not vote on a bill that required doctors provide medical intervention for infants born after a failed abortion, and her absence was due to scheduling issues. Sep 28, 2018 · Jeff Flake announces he'll vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh — will Collins and Murkowski follow suit? Flake and the moderate Republican senators reportedly met in private with one Democrat. If I were a senator, I would not vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh. Supreme Court on Saturday following a tempestuous confirmation battle in which the federal appeals judge strongly denied allegations of sexual assault. Brett Kavanaugh Is the Point of No Return The Supreme Court justice's confirmation marks a new, degraded era in American governance. Murkowski on Friday became the sole Republican to vote against moving Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination to a. Kavanaugh, in 2006, testified in front of Ted Kennedy, who many of you have heard of, that he had no involvement in the confirmation process of William Pryor who is an arch-conservative guy who now sits on the 11th Circuit is always on the Trump short list for Supreme Court vacancies. Had Murkowski voted "no" as planned, CNN reported, Republican senators may have. The replacement of John McCain by Jon Kyl means that Republicans no longer have to hold both Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski to confirm Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court. Liberal activists believe they have a shot at convincing Republican senators Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, and Jeff Flake of Arizona, along with Democratic senators Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchin of West Virginia, to vote no on Kavanaugh’s confirmation. Kavanaugh’s fate boils down to three Republican Senators: Jeff Flake, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski. she feels safe in showing her anger with a no vote. John Thune (S. Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) — again. Claire McCaskill: 'I Will Vote No On Judge Kavanaugh' The Missouri Democrat, facing a tough re-election battle, says her decision is not based on recent allegations of sexual misconduct. Oct 05, 2018 · He said a "No" vote on #Kavanaugh would be logically interpreted as a presumption of guilt in the allegations made against him. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, another key Republican undecided vote, voted no on whether to procede to a final confirmation vote. I believe that Brett Kavanaugh is a good man. Also, her base is females—Dems and Rs, and her state hates him. The vote ran along party lines. Lisa Murkowski to vote "no" on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh. While Murkowski has remained mum about how she will vote on Kavanaugh, the Alaska Senator seemed to suggest that she was not particularly concerned about his voting record on tribal issues earlier. This is pretty much the best option the Democrats can hope for if two or more GOPers aren't crossing the aisleit'll hang Kavanaugh around Pence's neck, which could be damaging to any presidential ambitions he has. Murkowski Explains Kavanaugh 'No' Vote: "In My Conscience," I Could Not Vote For Him | Posted By Ian Schwartz On Date October 6, 2018 U. Daines had planned to vote in favor of Kavanaugh's confirmation, while Murkowski had intended to cast a "no" vote. Lisa Murkowski talks with the media in the Capitol after voting "no" on a cloture that advanced the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to a final vote on Oct. Murkowski was the only GOP senator to vote against ending debate. senator, was one of. Collins, riding with Murkowski on the Senate subway, smiled and told Murkowski, ‘Good answer. Murkowski says she came into Friday's contentious cloture vote to confirm Kavanaugh not knowing what her decision would be. Murkowski explained her decision to vote "no" on Friday in a. The New York Times said more than 2,400 law professors signed a letter opposing the nomination, saying that at the confirmation hearing Kavanaugh "did not display the impartiality and judicial temperament" required for the. She told reporters that she didn't make her decision until she walked onto the Senate floor for the. “It is going to no longer trade the end result of the vote,” Murkowski mentioned. Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins are still undecided, as are. SENATOR LISA MURKOWSKI: I did not come to a decision on this until walking onto the floor this morning. And maybe those small, gracious steps can lead to more. Murkowski has abandoned her conservative values and is now supporting George Soros and the radical Democrats. I know she abstained to allow so Daines could go to his daughter's wedding, but why did Murkowski vote 'No'. Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman: Understanding Murkowski's 'No' vote. KABUKI No One Expects Rand Paul to Actually Vote Against Brett Kavanaugh. SENATOR LISA MURKOWSKI: I did not come to a decision on this until walking onto the. Supreme Court. Why Lisa Murkowski should vote no on Brett Kavanaugh. to vote for. ‘How is that just?’ Lisa Murkowski’s excuse for no vote on Brett Kavanaugh is truly ‘despicable’ Posted at 12:52 pm on October 5, 2018 by Sarah D. Justice; by Ana his nomination hearing before deciding to vote “no. This guy is the fifth vote to overrule Roe v. Then, in a move. The replacement of John McCain by Jon Kyl means that Republicans no longer have to hold both Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski to confirm Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court. Greg Gianforte — after his daughter’s vows to be able to fly back to Washington to cast a deciding vote if necessary. It wasn't supposed to be like this. She also opposed his confirmation on Saturday. "But I do hope that it reminds us that we can take very small, very small steps to be gracious with one another. As FBI reportedly wraps up its investigation into Kavanaugh, Newt Gingrich says on 'Hannity' that he feels it is likely Kavanaugh will be confirmed. GOP response to Murkowski shows why most Alaska voters are independent Alaska Sen. She won’t be the deciding vote to put him on the Court. The FBI investigated, but there was no corroborating evidence against Kavanaugh — and Trump steadfastly stood by his nominee. Kavanaugh as he celebrated his nominee's ascension following an extraordinarily brutal. ‘He talked about a vote last week, too,’ she told AP. There are three undecided Republicans – Collins, Flake, and Lisa Murkowski – and one undecided Democrat – Joe Manchin. Lisa Murkowski still isn't saying how she'll vote on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. It’s a slam dunk, Joe, my man: vote no. Alaska’s “Republican” Senator, Lisa Murkowski, announced on Friday that she is a “no” vote on the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U. Aug 22, 2018, 10:20am Katelyn Burns. By Justin Wise - 10/04/18 10:51 PM EDT. Bongino In Shock Over Who Will Be Supporting Kavanaugh Murkowski and Manchin Vote Against Party Lines. Smith said the ACLU of Alaska was asked how the state organization could help to urge Murkowski to oppose Kavanaugh, which is why the group of Alaskans is in D. Oct 05, 2018 · Murkowski and Manchin both broke with their parties in Friday's 51-49 vote to move toward a full Senate vote on Kavanaugh, whose nomination by Trump has become emblematic of the nation's deep. The Senate voted 51-49 on Friday morning to advance the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett M. Susan Collins declared her support on the Senate floor, capping a tumultuous 13-week battle. She initially voted no, and then withdrew her "no" vote to instead re-list herself as "present. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, talks with the media in the Capitol after voting "no" on a cloture that advanced the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to a final vote on October 5. In Murkowski's speech about her vote, she did indeed bring up the importance of protecting Alaska Natives and speaking with sexual assault survivors. She expects they will continue their private meetings all the way up until Kavanaugh’s final vote. MURKOWSKI 202-224-6665 "I’m calling to urge the Senator to vote NO on Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation. I believe he is a good man. Steve Daines, who is in Montana to attend his daughter’s wedding and would have voted “yea” on Kavanaugh. Some Republicans in Alaska are frustrated that one of their own broke ranks to vote with Senate Democrats against repealing Obamacare. Senator Murkowski made a pairing agreement with Democrat Senator Steve Daines of Montana who could not be present during the vote. Collins and Murkowski voted no. Both of them accepted Kavanaugh's statement that Roe was settled law. Kavanaugh controversy: How we got here and what happens next. Steve Daines, R-Mont. The replacement of John McCain by Jon Kyl means that Republicans no longer have to hold both Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski to confirm Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court. That attitudes may not have changed from an older generation to Kavanaugh’s — and may have gotten still worse, and not only at elitist Georgetown Prep, but in society at large. Vote Smart provides easy access to Congressional and state voting records and maintains a collection of key votes grouped by issue. to vote for. RIDICULOUS Murkowski explains why she will vote NO on confirming Kavanaugh!!! Oct. Lisa Murkowski will pay a hefty price for not voting 'yes' to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. ” Collins and Flake both voted in favor of confirming Kavanaugh; Murkowski and Heitkamp did not. That, at least, did not get held up by the traitorous Flake. Murkowski foolishly cited her "own conscience" as the reason why she did not vote to confirm Kavanaugh, forgetting that she's there to represent her constituents in Alaska, not HER personal point of view. Murkowski has been under fire for not voting with the rest of her party when Kavanaugh was confirmed by the Senate 50-48 on Saturday. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, one of the key swing votes in Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation, has broken with her party and says she will vote against confirming. Senator Lisa Murkowski came into Friday's contentious vote to confirm Kavanaugh not knowing what her decision would be. The final tally for Kavanaugh's vote is expected to be 50-48-1 because Sen. Do Senate Republicans have the votes to put Brett Kavanaugh on the bench? Senators Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Jeff Flake, and Joe Manchin met to discuss how they'll vote on Brett Kavanaugh. During the final vote, she chose to use a quirky rule to abstain from voting in support of Kavanaugh. Murkowski to vote no on Kavanaugh: 'Not the right man for the court at this time' Source: CNN Washington (CNN)Republican Sen. Murkowski isn't saying whether she'll vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Finally: Kavanaugh Vote Today as Murkowski and Manchin Both Rebel Against Party. Lisa Murkowski told reporters on Friday that she didn't decide to vote against advancing Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination until she reached the Senate chambers that morning.