Tattling on ‘either side’ within the title of civility

Simply if you thought Maine Sen. Susan Collins could not get any worse, you discover out she’s a tattle-tale. Sure, the one factor that woke Chief Justice John Roberts out of his stupor in the course of the ongoing impeachment trial was a notice from Collins tattling on Rep. Jerry Nadler for being imply throughout his assertion Tuesday night time.

She instructed Politico she was “shocked” that Nadler would counsel that Senate Republicans had been aiding in Trump’s cover-up of his Ukraine dealings, and felt compelled to inform trainer Roberts that Nadler and White Home counsel Pat Cipollone had been breaking the principles. “So I did write a notice elevating the difficulty of whether or not there’d been a violation of the principles,” she stated. “I gave that notice to [Senate Parliamentarian] Laura Dove and shortly thereafter the chief justice did admonish either side. And I used to be glad that he did.” Which is quintessential Collins: extra involved about decorum within the Senate chamber than Trump extorting a overseas chief to intrude in our election on his behalf. And clearly extra invested in serving to cowl that up, since she voted towards each single modification introduced by Democrats attempting to develop the report with new witnesses and paperwork.

Collins has chosen her aspect, and Maine is aware of it. Please give $1 to assist Democrats in every of those essential Senate races, however particularly the one in Maine!

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