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EXCLUSIVE – "We've seen the images," Senator on object shot down over Alaska
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EXCLUSIVE – "We've seen the images," Senator on object shot down over Alaska

Ep. 106 – Sen. Lisa Murkowski (12-6-2023)
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Stained glass on Senate side of US Capitol. Photo: Matt Laslo

This summer, Alaska’s two US senators told Ask a Pol they were briefed on the object the US Air Force claims to have shot down over Alaska on Feb. 10, 2023, but, when pressed, they told us, they had not seen any images. Now, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) exclusively tells Ask a Pol she has seen photos.

"We've seen the images, but we haven’t — we never retrieved the thing,” Murkowski tells us.

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As for the appearance of the object?

“Like a gauzy balloon,” Murkowski says. “It looked like a balloon.”

In July, Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) told Ask a Pol he hadn’t seen video or pictures of the downed craft, adding, “I do think there’s more questions.”

Matt Laslo’s a veteran congressional correspondent, new media prof. & founder of Ask a Pol — a new, people-powered press corps, asking your questions at the Capitol. @Ask_a_Pol (or @askpols).

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Murkowski rips Senate schedule, divulges her annoying personal travel schedule back to Alaska as most all of her fellow senators jump puddles regularly in the lower 48. 

Matt Laslo: “Remember, the start of this year, we started discussing UAPs because of the downed balloon?” 

Lisa Murkowski: “Yeah. That was a while ago. Yeah.” 

ML: “You ever get any update on that?” 

LM: “Not really.”

ML: “Have you ever asked to see the images of what was shot down over Alaska?” 

LM: “I mean, we've seen the images, but we haven't – we never retrieved the thing.” 

ML: “What did the images show you?” 

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I cover Congress different. I listen. Learning daily. Even while throwing stones at all the glass houses. This will be a stream of my noteworthy interviews. They're conducted at the US Capitol, if not otherwise noted. Matt Laslo is a veteran congressional reporter, Johns Hopkins University lecturer, fmr. Vice News Tonight/HBO correspondent, etc.