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Seems that in her effort to pare down President Obama's stimulus plan, Sen. Susan CollinsSusan CollinsMedicare looms over Trump-Ryan alliance Senators crafting bill to limit deportations under Trump Cornyn: ‘Virtual certainty’ Sessions and Price will be confirmed MORE (R-Maine) specifically called out pandemic flu preparedness as unnecessary.

"I think everybody in the room is concerned about a pandemic flu," Collins said on MSNBC. "But does it belong in this bill? Should we have $870 million in this bill? No. We should not."



Collins wasn't the only one. Sen. Chuck SchumerCharles SchumerDems press Trump to support ‘Buy America’ provision in water bill Overnight Finance: Trump takes victory lap at Carrier plant | House passes 'too big to fail' revamp | Trump econ team takes shape Anti-Defamation League: Ellison's past remarks about Israel 'disqualifying' MORE (D-N.Y.) also bragged of removing the funding:

"All those little porky things that the House put in, the money for the [National] Mall or the sexually transmitted diseases or the flu pandemic, they're all out," Schumer said, according to the NY Post.