Bangor, ME — U.S. Senator Susan Collins released the following statement regarding the result of the 2016 presidential election:
"Today, I share the relief of many Americans that our long, divisive presidential election has finally drawn to a close. Donald Trump is the President-elect of our country, and I congratulate him on his victory. He faces the important task of reaching out to all Americans, supporters and opponents alike, to show that he is committed to healing the deep divisions that have frayed the social fabric of our nation. My hope is that President-elect Trump will focus on issues that unite us and that together we can usher in an era of accomplishment. I pledge to work with him in that effort."