U.S. Senator Susan Collins is aware of powerful occasions are coming for her, the nation, and presumably President Trump … which is why immediately she’s discovering some solace on the MLK Memorial.
We obtained the 4-term senator from Maine on her method there Monday in Washington D.C., and it is clear she thinks each senator ought to do the identical forward of the Senate trial for Trump’s impeachment … which is ready to kick off Tuesday.
Collins says she needs each senator would go to MLK’s Memorial earlier than performing their constitutional responsibility. She says she hopes her go to brings her energy and she or he’s gonna want it.
The senator is in a novel place as one among only a handful of average Republicans. In reality, practically 21 years in the past, she broke celebration traces and voted to acquit President Bill Clinton.
Some Republicans are nonetheless livid along with her for letting 42 off the hook. What’s extra, Collins is in search of re-election however the Senate trial places her in a no-win scenario — a vote to acquit Trump means dealing with the democrats’ wrath whereas a vote to convict Trump would set off relentless assaults from Trump himself.
As Dr. King as soon as stated, “The time is all the time proper to do what is true.”