Augusta, Maine -- In response to Trump signing an executive order dissolving his sham voting commission, Maine Democratic Party Chair Phil Bartlett released the following statement:
"President Trump's fraudulent commission, driven by Trump's false claims and carried out with a disturbing lack of transparency and lawfulness, put our democracy at risk. The dissolution of this sham voting commission represents a victory for voters everywhere and the protection of our country's democratic process.
Augusta, MAINE – In the wake of Senator Susan Collins’s stunning broken promise to Mainers, the Maine Democratic Party is correcting the record on the dizzying spin she put forward to try to explain away her failure.
Augusta, MAINE – In response to Senator Collins breaking her repeated promise to pass her so-called healthcare fixes before the end of the year, Maine Democratic Party Chairman Phil Bartlett released the following statement:
Augusta, Maine — Maine Democratic Party Chair Phil Bartlett released the following statement after Congressman Bruce Poliquin and Senator Susan Collins voted to pass a tax bill that takes billions from hardworking families to give to the wealthiest 1% and large corporations:
"We are deeply disappointed in Senator Collins and Congressman Poliquin for helping to ram through an unfair, partisan bill that will do little to help Maine’s hardworking middle-class but a lot to help the wealthy.
Senator Susan Collins made a lot of promises during the debate on the Republican tax bill, many of which she simply didn’t seem bothered to keep and many of which still remain unfulfilled. Below is a review of what Senator Collins said she originally wanted in a tax bill versus what she actually voted to approve:
Maine’s Democratic candidates for Governor, meanwhile, have unequivocally stated their opposition to the harmful bill.
Maine Democrats Running for Governor Speak Out Against GOP Tax Bill; Republican Candidates Remain Silent
Augusta, MAINE – Despite a call by Maine Democratic Party Chairman Phil Bartlett to tell the people of Maine their position, Maine’s Republican gubernatorial candidates have remained silent on the GOP tax bill being rammed through Congress today.
Republicans yet again put millionaires, billionaires, and giant corporations over American families. The final Republican tax bill provides even bigger tax breaks to the very wealthiest, at the expense of children and the middle-class in Maine. Here are just a few of the ways Republicans are hurting Maine families:
MDP Challenges Republican Gubernatorial Candidates To Tell Maine People Their Position on the Republican Tax Bill
Augusta, MAINE – With the U.S House of Representatives poised to take a final vote on the Republican tax bill today, Maine Democratic Party Chairman Phil Bartlett released a statement calling on Maine’s Republican gubernatorial candidates to tell the people of Maine their position on the bill:
Augusta, MAINE — Senator Susan Collins announced today that she will vote in favor of the GOP tax bill. Maine Democratic Party Chair Phil Bartlett released the following statement: