‘Brazenly cynical’: Susan Collins under fire over threat to gay marriage bill after Dems reach deal on taxes, climate
U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) is under fire after threatening bipartisan support of legislation to protect same-sex marriage because Democrats were finally able to put together a historic tax and climate change bill – a huge win for Democrats, the Biden administration, and Americans. “I just think the timing could not have been worse and it came totally out of the blue,” Senator Collins told HuffPost Thursday. The news outlet's Jonathan Nich…
Sen. Susan Collins warns that Democrats' surprise climate deal could endanger bipartisan support for same-sex marriage bill
The moderate Republican told HuffPost this week that the timing of Sens. Schumer and Manchin's agreement "could not have been worse."
Collins Says Manchin Deal May Doom Gay Marriage Bill
“Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), one of a handful of GOP senators working to garner support in her party for a bill to codify gay marriage, said the Democrats’ surprise embrace of a tax and climate change bill made her job much harder,” the HuffPost reports.Said Collins: “I just think the timing could not have been worse and it came totally out of the blue.”