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Beacon: Collins Claims It’s ‘Inappropriate’ to Discuss Impeachment, But Was Happy to With Clinton

The Maine Beacon May 31, 2019

 

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This week on the Beacon podcast, Taryn Ben and Mike discuss Sen. Susan Collins’ strange claim that a U.S. senator shouldn’t discuss publicly whether the president has committed crimes. In 1998, she said Congress had ‘a constitutional obligation to conduct an inquiry’ into Clinton. They also cite a new report from the Congressional Research Service showing how wrong she was about the Trump tax cuts.

Also: An interview with Oamshri Amarasingham, policy director for the ACLU of Maine, on the newly-passed internet privacy bill.

And Kenney Miller, executive director of the Health Equity Alliance, joins to discuss the importance of funding the safe syringe law in the budget.

Plus: Updates on the state budget negotiations, final approval of the paid sick days law and some book, podcast and TV recommendations that will give you some hope.

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