Collins, Lee vote in favor of the GOP tax bill

Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Mike Lee of Utah.


GOP-tax holdouts Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Mike Lee of Utah said on Monday that it would support the President’s tax overhaul will be the only Republican undecided as the bill approaches its final vote this week.

The Yes-votes is likely that the bill will pass guarantee, the upper chamber and lead to win presidential Trump on his first major legislative.

“The first major overhaul of our tax code since 1986 when this legislation is tax relief for working families, creating jobs here in America and economic growth for the benefit of all Americans,” Collins said in remarks in the Senate.

“I rise to Express my support for the conference agreement on the tax cuts and the Jobs Act,” Collins said.

About an hour earlier, Lee tweeted his support.

“Just finished reading the last of the tax cuts and jobs Act. It will lower the taxes for working Utah families. I will proudly said to vote for him,” Lee.

The last tax cuts and jobs read Acting. It will lower the taxes for working Utah families. I will proudly vote for him.

— Mike Lee (@SenMikeLee) December 18, 2017

Lee and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio expressed concern about the efforts to develop the children’s allowance. On Friday, Rubio said he would vote for the bill after GOP lawmakers doubled the tax credit to $2,000 per child under the plan, with a $1,400, – will be refunded.

Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, a desire she had expressed his own concerns about the bill, but ultimately said he supported it.

The only Republicans not on Board, Sen. Jeff Flake is. On the question of whether the tax-supported debt, he told Fox News that he is “still working”, without elaborating.

Sen. John McCain, who has brain tumor, will not be present for the vote.

It should be a tie-breaker, Vice President Mike Pence would be a decision the trick.

Fox News’ Chad Pergram contributed to this report.

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