“Well, she’s certainly going to recover,” he said in an interview with The Associated Press. “This is a woman who was elected with a write-in vote in 2010. She’s about as strong as she can possibly be in Alaska. No one is going to beat her.”
The Alaskan senator was the only Republican to vote against the president’s Supreme Court pick. In a statement, she explained that now-Justice Kavanaugh was a good man, but she believed he was not “the right man for the court at this time.”
“I think the people from Alaska will never forgive her for what she did,” he said.
Mr. McConnell said he was proud to have Ms. Murkowski in the Republican conference and said she was in “very good standing.” He touted her support for Justice Neil Gorsuch and the 26 circuit judges confirmed by the Senate.
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