Amidst hyper partisan gridlock on Capitol Hill, perpetuated by Democrats who refuse to pass the bipartisan CARES Act, Sen. Susan Collins’ (R-ME) re-election campaign released an ad thanking the brave Americans on the frontlines during COVID-19.
These are troubling times for Maine and our country, but everywhere you look, there are heroes serving on the frontlines of the fight against coronavirus. Please share this video as a way of saying 'Thank you' to those who bravely go to work every day. #mepolitics pic.twitter.com/v1QAr3Bqrh— Susan Collins for Senator (@SenSusanCollins) March 25, 2020
Sen. Collins also elected to suspend the majority of campaign activities in order to focus on helping Americans in need:
4) …and to ensure we do all we can to help our workers, small businesses, families - all Americans - get through this tumultuous time. Please stay informed and healthy.— Susan Collins for Senator (@SenSusanCollins) March 17, 2020
On the Senate floor on Monday, Sen. Collins called out Sen. Schumer’s (D-NY) delay of the bipartisan relief package, and condemned Democrats’ partisan games during a global health crisis:
.@SenatorCollins: "I ask unanimous consent that proceedings under the quorum be dispensed with."— CSPAN (@cspan) March 23, 2020
Sen. Sasse (presiding): "Is there objection?"@SenSchumer: "I object."@senatemajldr: "Oh, come on."
Collins: "This is unbelievable." pic.twitter.com/Bg3pBv09Ch
We are in the midst of a crisis in our country caused by the coronavirus. When it comes to Americans’ health and saving Americans’ jobs and our small businesses, we don't have another day. We don't have another hour. We don't have another minute to delay acting. pic.twitter.com/xbeagCoLvQ— Sen. Susan Collins (@SenatorCollins) March 23, 2020
While Senate Democrats continue to prioritize partisan politics over the best interests and safety of the American people, GOP Senators continue to lead, and work to deliver relief to suffering Americans.