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 CollinsCoronavirus deal key to Republicans protecting Senate majority From a Republican donor to Senate GOP: Remove marriage penalty or risk alienating voters The Hill's Campaign Report: Trump's visit to battleground Ohio overshadowed by coronavirus 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 JohnsonBlumenthal calls for declassification of materials detailing Russian threat to US elections Democrats try to force Trump to boost medical supplies production GOP chairmen hit back at accusation they are spreading disinformation with Biden probe 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.