The Senate is composed of 24 republics. We ourselves cannot impose on each other. While we always respect the decision of the majority, we also make sure that we follow our individual convictions and beliefs, based on conscience.
I cannot see how anybody, even if he is the President of our country, can influence us especially on an issue involving public funds – and most especially in the middle of a pandemic. At least that is as far as I see it in my almost 18 years as a Senator of the Republic.