Maine GOP Votes Against Censuring Sen. Susan Collins

The Bangor Daily News reports:

The Maine Republican Party overwhelmingly voted on Saturday to reject a censure of U.S. Sen. Susan Collins after outcry from conservatives over her vote to convict former President Donald Trump on an impeachment charge.

The 41-19 vote of the party’s state committee ended nearly a month and a half of behind-the-scenes wrangling over whether to denounce the moderate fifth-term senator, who won reelection in a heavily nationalized 2020 race.

Collins is the lone Republican serving in high office in Maine and the last one in federal office in New England.

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