WATCH: Murkowski breaks from GOP as only Republican to vote for Biden nominee Vanita Gupta

Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) broke from her party as the only Republican to vote for President Biden’s associate attorney general nominee Vanita Gupta.

Murkowski said she had an “extensive” conversation with Gupta, and that she was impressed with the “passion that she carries with her with the work that she performs.”

Murkowski joining Democrats gave them a 51-49 vote to confirm Gupta’s nomination.