Facing a potentially disastrous defeat by members of his own party, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell decided on Tuesday to delay a vote on healthcare legislation in order to get more support from Republican senators.
Collins has said she is considering a run for ME governor next year. "I am pleased with the decision to delay the vote - now is the time to take a step back and put the full legislative process to work".
"We're still working toward getting at least 50 people in a comfortable place", McConnell said, adding that he is "optimistic" the stymied bill will get through the chamber.
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, told reporters, "The hope is that we can at least have an agreement on what we can get enough votes on this week and turn to it as soon as we come back" from July 4 recess. Susan Collins, who has strongly opposed the legislation.
McConnell had been pushing for a vote ahead of the July 4 recess that starts at the end of the week. The latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll showed just 16 percent of Americans thought the House health care bill "was a good idea". His spokesman, Conn Carroll, said Tuesday that Lee would not vote to commence debate on the bill "as it is now written", a roll call that's expected Wednesday.
Other senators who have proclaimed their opposition, including Sen. Lisa Murkowski, said they were concerned about the bill but neither said they were ready to vote against debating it.
Portman has been seen as a critical voice on the Republican health care bill and was publicly undecided until Tuesday.
The act, which faces staunch opposition from Democrats, could further result in a reduction of the cumulative federal deficit by $321 billion by 2026, largely due to cuts in Medicaid spending, according to the CBO's report.
But among more moderate Republicans, the biggest issue with the overhaul effort isn't an issue of conservatism at all- it's a Congressional Budget Officereport revealing that the current bill will bring steep cuts, to the tune of $772 billion, to Medicaid over the next decade.
But the office said that overall, the Senate legislation would increase out of pocket costs for deductibles and copayments.
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Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana also said he is waiting to hear from leaders about revisions before deciding how he will vote. Currently, there are nine Republican senators who have publicly opposed this iteration of the Better Care Reconciliation Act .
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