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“In a statement released Monday evening, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) officially declared her opposition to the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal bill, making her the deciding third no vote that will block the GOP’s last-ditch repeal effort from advancing this week.
Calling the revised bill released Sunday night “as deeply flawed as its previous iterations,” Collins blasted the legislation’s deep cuts to Medicaid, rollback of rules around essential health benefits like mental health care and substance abuse treatment, and waiver of protections for people with pre-existing conditions.
“This bill will have a substantially negative impact on the number of people covered by insurance,” she wrote, citing the preliminary report on the bill that the Congressional Budget Office dropped Monday night.”
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