Collins still weighing tax bill: 'I think there will be changes'

Collins still weighing tax bill: 'I think there will be changes'

Republican Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsDo progressives prefer Trump to compromise? Looking to the past to secure America's clean energy future Collins to endorse LePage in Maine governor comeback bid MORE (Maine) on Sunday said she is not ready to say she is against tax-reform legislation, noting she thinks there will be revisions to the GOP bill.

“I haven’t reached that conclusion yet because I think there are going to be further changes,” Collins told ABC’s "This Week” when asked if she is a “no” on the legislation as it is currently written.


Collins said she liked the revisions that appeared in the House bill, which passed the lower chamber last week and differs from the bill currently making its way through the Senate.

“I want to see changes in that bill and I think there will be changes,” Collins said.

While the House bill cuts the corporate tax rate, the Senate bill would delay the corporate tax cut until 2019. The tax cuts for individuals in the upper chamber’s legislation are temporary. 

Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonBiden sidesteps GOP on judicial vacancies, for now The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Alibaba - Democrats argue price before policy amid scramble Liberal group launches campaign urging Republicans to support Biden's agenda MORE (R-Wis.) last week came out as the first Republican to oppose the tax bill, meaning the Senate GOP can only afford to lose one more vote.