Collins: 'Difficult' to Envision Scenario Supporting This Healthcare Bill

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In an interview on CNN's "State of the Union", the Maine Republican said she will wait to decide until Monday's analysis by the Congressional Budget Office.

Collins tells 2 On Your Side we have to see the health care bill in its final form, if and when it passes, to see how it would impact health care here in New York State.

"It is very hard for me to envision a scenario where I would end up voting for this bill", Collins said during an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union".

McCain's announcement is a near fatal blow to the legislation, which now needs every other Republican vote in the conference. Rand Paul objects to the taxes, but when you look at the bill Rand, we save a lot of money over time for Medicaid, we put a cap on ObamaCare growth, we make it more sustainable, more affordable, more flexible.

Republicans must approve the bill by September 30 or lose the ability to do so with a simple majority.

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The previous effort by the White House to move Collins on an Obamacare repeal was unsuccessful and it's unclear if bringing LePage into the effort will fare much better.

Besides Collins' statement to the newspaper, there were reports September 22 that said Sen.

Republican Senator John McCain announced Friday that he won't vote for the plan.

Graham's comments come as he and Senate Republican leadership scramble to get Republican votes for the GOP's latest repeal and replace legislation, the Graham-Cassidy bill.

Senator Susan Collins was honored Thursday by the Home Care and Hospice Alliance of Maine. The group said if enacted the proposal would be a catastrophe for the long term care sector, citing the massive cuts envisioned in the plan to the Medicaid program that serves the majority of the nation's elders and people with disabilities.

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