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Seems that in her effort to pare down President Obama's stimulus plan, Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsFormer OMB pick Neera Tanden to serve as senior adviser to Biden The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Masks off: CDC greenlights return to normal for vaccinated Americans Masks shed at White House; McConnell: 'Free at last' 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."

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Collins wasn't the only one. Sen. Chuck SchumerChuck SchumerBiden 'encouraged' by meeting with congressional leaders on infrastructure Republicans welcome the chance to work with Democrats on a bipartisan infrastructure bill Cheney sideshow distracts from important battle over Democrats' partisan voting bill 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.