Sen. Lisa Murkowski Dissatisfied With Senate Leadership’s Handling Of Impeachment | NBC Nightly News

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Published: 12/27/2019

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The Alaska lawmaker has signaled she’s unhappy with Senator Mitch McConnell’s pledge to work in total coordination with the White House. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and...



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Tonight, president trump dealing with a potential republican defection on impeachment alaska, senator lisa murkowski signaling she's unhappy with senator mitch mcconnell's pledge to work in total coordination with the white house. When i heard that i was disturbed murkowski, who has defied party leaders in the past, responding to these comments from the senate majority leader last week, i'm gon na ...
take my cues from the from the president's lawyers murkowski demanding some distance from the white house. We have to take that step back from being hand in glove with the defense. I need to be able to sit back and look at both sides of this. President trump has relished in republican unity. On impeachment, we had ahundred ninety six or so republicans voting a hundred percent. We didn't lose one republican vote in the house, while putting his faith in mcconnell's senate moves, ultimately that decisions going to be made by mitch mcconnell and he will make it he has the right to do whatever he wants he's the head of the senate, but trump Today, admitting that impeachment is impeding his role as commander in chief writing on twitter. It makes it much more difficult to deal with foreign leaders and others when i am having to constantly defend myself against the do-nothing democrats, it hans is with us now hans. How are other republicans reacting to senator murkowski comments? Tonight we heard from louisianasenator john kennedy he's a republican and an impeachment skeptic saying she's entitled her opinion and mitch. Mcconnell is entitled to his, but still no news on a potential trial or a start date. Hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch. The latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching.



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