President Trump early Wednesday targeted Republican Sen. Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiGraham emerges as go-to ally for Biden's judicial picks Man charged with threatening Alaska senators pleads not guilty Two women could lead a powerful Senate spending panel for first time in history MORE (Alaska) after her votes a day earlier on healthcare.
"Senator @lisamurkowski of the Great State of Alaska really let the Republicans, and our country, down yesterday," Trump tweeted.
Senator @lisamurkowski of the Great State of Alaska really let the Republicans, and our country, down yesterday. Too bad!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2017
Murkowski on Tuesday joined senate Democrats in voting against a procedural measure to begin debate on healthcare legislation.
She and Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsGraham emerges as go-to ally for Biden's judicial picks On The Money — Biden sticks with Powell despite pressure Senators call for Smithsonian Latino, women's museums to be built on National Mall MORE (R-Maine) voted against the measure, which passed by a razor-thin margin and marked a step forward in the Republicans' efforts to repeal and replace ObamaCare.
Murkowski also voted against a key proposal repealing and replacing ObamaCare later in the day.
Senators voted 43-57 on a procedural hurdle for the measure that included the GOP repeal-and-replace bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, as well as proposals from GOP Sens. Ted Cruz (Texas) and Rob Portman (Ohio).
Murkowski joined several other GOP senators in rejecting the proposal.