The moderate Republican says she has "very serious concerns" about the proposed legislation but hasn't yet taken a position on it. She cited in part provisions that she believes could cut Medicaid more than the House version.
So far five Republican senators have announced their opposition. Defections from just three of the
Collins says another seven to eight senators including herself remain troubled about the possible Medicaid cuts.
She says she intends to wait for a
Collins spoke on
Trump says he believes his majority party is "going to get there."
But that optimism runs counter to the public opposition of five Republican senators so far to the
Unless those holdouts can be swayed, their numbers are more than enough to torpedo the measure developed in private by Senate Majority Leader
Trump tells "Fox and Friends" that "we've a very good plan."