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GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski slammed Mitch McConnell for trying to block the Capitol riot commission for 'short-term political gain'

25 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski slammed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for attempting to block the commission on the Capitol riot.
She spoke to reporters on Thursday, criticizing the view by McConnell and other Republicans that the commission could hurt the GOP in the 2022 midterm elections .
She said blocking the commission was "making a decision for the short-term political gain at the expense of understanding and acknowledging what was in front of us on January 6."
She said that the party needed to consider if "everything is just one election cycle after another...
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