Oct 6, 2018

Trump calls out Murkowski after "no" vote on Kavanaugh

Lisa Murkowski

Lisa Murkowski. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

President Trump called out Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) on Saturday after she announced she wouldn't be supporting Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation and said she'd "never recover" politically, the Washington Post reports.

Why it matters: Though her re-election date is years away in 2022, Murkowski is already seeing pressure from her party. She's been rebuked by Republicans, including former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin who called her out via Twitter

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