December 1, 2017 / 9:27 PM / 16 days ago

Republican Senator Collins to vote for Senate tax bill -statement

WASHINGTON, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Republican Senator Susan Collins will vote for a Senate tax bill, her office said on Friday.

Collins, who had been considered a possible “no” vote on the sweeping tax overhaul, said she would support the legislation “after securing significant changes,” her office said in a statement.

Once the Senate passes the law, it must work with the House of Representatives, which already has approved its own tax bill, to craft a single measure that can pass both chambers and be sent to the White House for President Donald Trump’s signature.

Reporting by Tim Ahmann; Writing by Eric Walsh; Editing by David Alexander

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