The Hawaii senator joined two Senate Democrats in the action, which argues Matthew Whitaker’s appointment is unconstitutional.
Moderates and conservatives have a dimmer view of the Hawaii senator after her pointed criticisms of the Supreme Court justice during his confirmation.
While the Hawaii senator doesn’t face much of a challenge in November, her campaign is raising and spending money like she does.
Hawaii’s junior senator is gaining national prominence for her outspoken criticism of Trump and Brett Kavanaugh.
The Hawaii senator’s stand on a Supreme Court nominee accused of sexual assault is reminiscent of what Congresswoman Patsy Mink did in 1991.
The Hawaii senator thinks the Supreme Court nominee’s views on Native Hawaiian voting rights could threaten other federal programs for indigenous populations, including in Alaska.