WASHINGTON — Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska on Friday became the first Republican senator to call on President Trump to resign in the wake of the deadly US Capitol siege.
“I want him to resign. I want him out. He has caused enough damage,” Murkowski said in an interview with the Anchorage Daily News.
“I think he should leave. He said he’s not going to show up. He’s not going to appear at the at the inauguration,” she said, before delivering a scathing rebuke of his legacy and recent mistreatment of Vice President Mike Pence.
“He hasn’t been focused on what is going on with COVID. He’s either been golfing or he’s been inside the Oval Office fuming and throwing every single person who has been loyal and faithful to him under the bus, starting with the vice president,” Murkowski went on.
“He doesn’t want to stay there. He only wants to stay there for the title. He only wants to