After Trump arraignment, Susan Collins says Hunter Biden deserves comparable scrutiny

AUGUSTA, Maine — A day after former President Donald Trump pleaded not responsible to costs of making an attempt to overturn the 2020 election, U.S. Sen. Susan Collins stated Friday the allegations towards Hunter Biden “deserve the identical form of in-depth investigation.”

Collins, a centrist Republican, spoke Friday about President Joe Biden’s son and Trump throughout an in-studio interview with WVOM in Bangor. Her remarks got here after Trump made his preliminary look Thursday in federal court docket in Washington, D.C., to enter a not responsible plea to 4 felony counts associated to his efforts to reverse his loss to Biden within the 2020 election.

After repeating traces she has given on how Trump’s “authorized troubles are piling up” however that he “deserves his day in court docket,” Collins took a query Friday on the Bidens that host Ric Tyler stated got here from a listener questioning whether or not “we are going to see an intensive investigation or probe into these allegations.”