American Bridge released the following statement after the Trump administration issued a new rule that would effectively cripple family planning centers like Planned Parenthood, barring millions of women from accessing affordable reproductive healthcare.
“This cruel and draconian rule was enabled by Susan Collins, full stop,” said American Bridge spokesperson Amelia Penniman. “She voted to confirm President Trump’s HHS Secretary, who oversaw the issuing of this rule. She voted for multiple Supreme Court justices who are likely to rule in favor of it. And she has consistently failed to stand up to President Trump with any meaningful action. Susan Collins owes Mainers more than her empty rhetoric. If past is prologue, they’re unlikely to get it.”
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Published: Feb 22, 2019