Two Key Republicans Just Said They Won’t Vote On Kavanaugh Until FBI Probe Is Conducted: Report
Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) announced on Friday that he would go forward with a vote on confirming Supreme Court Brett Kavanaugh only if an FBI investigation was conducted to probe the sexual assault allegations against the nominee.
Following Flake’s announcement a second Republican came forward with the same condition, to have an FBI investigation before the voting can continue.
According To MSNBC, “[Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)], key Republican vote for Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation, says she supports Sen. Flake’s call for a brief reopening of FBI background investigation on Kavanaugh”
BREAKING: Sen. Murkowski, key Republican vote for Judge Kavanaugh's confirmation, says she supports Sen. Flake's call for a brief reopening of FBI background investigation on Kavanaugh – @LACaldwellDC
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) September 28, 2018
MURKOWSKI tells me she spoke with Flake before he made his decision in Judiciary committee and they are in agreement. She says she supports having an FBI investigation that is “limited in scope”
— Haley Byrd (@byrdinator) September 28, 2018