Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) had a heated exchange before the vote on the January 6th commission.
First clip at Sen. Schumer's desk.
Second clip Sen. Schumer gets up from his desk and walks over to Sen. Collins. pic.twitter.com/cwM0b9ThqT
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Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Susan Collins (Maine), a key GOP moderate, appeared to have a heated exchange on the Senate floor shortly before GOP senators voted to block a bill to establish a bipartisan commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
A reporter who witnessed the exchange described it as “testy” and said Collins looked “quite angry” afterward and left Schumer shaking his head.
Burgess Everett, a reporter who works for Politico and who overheard the exchange from the Senate gallery, tweeted that