“Mitt Romney is an outstanding senator who serves his state and our country well,” Collins, a Maine Republican, told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.”
Romney was booed Saturday at the Utah Republican Party organizing convention and narrowly avoided being censured by his state party for his votes in Trump’s impeachment trials.
Collins said Sunday that the GOP is “not a party that is led by just one person” and needs to “be accepting of differences in our party.”
“We don’t want to become like too much of the Democratic Party, which has been taken over by the progressive left. We need to have room for a variety of views,” she argued.
“She did what she felt was right and I salute her for that,” she said.
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