That leaves only Susan Collins as a possible Republican No if the vote gets to the floor on Monday.
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Lisa Murkowski along with Susan Collins have opposed the Amy Coney Barrett nomination on the ground that it comes too close to the election.
Democrats have failed so far to slow the nomination as it moves towards a Monday floor vote.
Murkowski just announced that while she has procedural disagreements with the timing of the vote, if the vote gets to the floor, she will vote yes.
BREAKING: Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she'll vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett. She was a rare Republican opponent of confirming a Supreme Court justice before the election but says, "I do not hold it against her." The final vote is expected Monday. https://t.co/XD2frtWZph
— The Associated Press (@AP) October 24, 2020
Murkowski is up for re-election in 2022 and will certainly have a target on her back. President Trump has made it clear he’s no fan, and Alaska’s politics are funky enough it’s always an unpredictable state. She won a four-way race for re-election in 2016.
— Garrett Haake (@GarrettHaake) October 24, 2020
Remember, Murkowski voted against Kavanaugh.
That leaves only Susan Collins among Republicans possibly opposting Barrett in a floor vote.
MCCONNELL: There is no inconsistency between the Republican Senate’s decision in 2016 and our decision to confirm Judge Barrett this year. Both followed precedent. Let’s go through the facts one more time. pic.twitter.com/94LWQPhrs6
— Senate Republican Communications Center (@SRCC) October 24, 2020
Democrats refer to Amy Coney Barrett as another Antonin Scalia.
Yet as a senator, @JoeBiden voted to confirm Scalia.
It's a shame how today's Democrat Party is playing partisan games with Amy's confirmation!
— Andrew Pollack (@AndrewPollackFL) October 24, 2020
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