Collins on Support for GOP Tax Bill: I Want to See What Comes Out of Conference Committee

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) said she would have to see what comes out of a conference committee with the House before committing to voting for the final version of Republican tax bill.

Partial transcript as follows:

TODD: Your comfortable with your vote on this tax bill and is it there really no matter what comes out of conference?

COLLINS: No, I mean obviously I want to see what comes out. I believe that the amendments I added on medical expense deductions, on property tax deductions, on helping retirement security for employees improve the bill. I got a commitment that we’re going to pass two bills, including the Alexander/Murray bill and one I’ve authored that will help offset the individual mandate repeal by lowing premiums. And I also got an iron clad commitment we’re not going to see cuts in the Medicaid/Medicare program as a result of this bill.

(h/t The Hill)

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