As she faces a tough re-election increasingly complicated by impeachment, Senator Collins tried to shift her stance on the upcoming trial earlier this week. But her comments are just another example of “fence-straddling” from Senator Collins, who “doesn’t sound like she’s going to do anything” to stand up to her party and demand a fair impeachment trial.
Here’s what they’re saying about Senator Collins’ “capitulations” to her party:
Jennifer Rubin (Washington Post): Susan Collins sounds like she’s covering for Trump
HuffPost: GOP Sen. Susan Collins Sides With Mitch McConnell On Impeachment Trial