Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a Republican from Alaska, raised concerns about the “indefinite state of impasse.”
“It’s just not good for any of us,” she said.
Asked about President Trump rejecting a three-week bill to open government, Murkowski told CNN, “Well, then Mr. President when are you going to help us open the government?”
She is among at least three Republican senators who suggested they would break with Trump and support appropriations bills that do not include funding for a wall.
More than 1,000 federal workers per 100,000 Alaska workers are affected by the shutdown.