Collins cast deciding vote to let Trump take money from military families for his wall

Collins cast deciding vote to let Trump take money from military families for his wall

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) claims she is opposed to Trump stealing money from the military to build a wall, but she doesn’t vote that way.

At Senate Appropriations Committee meeting Thursday, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) voted against an amendment to stop Donald Trump from raiding funds meant for the military and military families across the world in order to fund his border wall.

In a statement after the vote, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), an author of the amendment, lamented that Trump “has continually disregarded this Congress and subverted our Constitution for a failed campaign promise he said that Mexico would pay for.”

“I’m disappointed that my colleagues refused to take a stand today for the Constitution, the Congress or their constituents,” Leahy added.

via shareblue Collins cast deciding vote to let Trump take money from military families for his wall