Susan Collins

As Republican tax vote nears, more senators waver

As Republican tax vote nears, more senators waver

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks at a press conference at the Capitol Building in Washington, U.S., September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. BernsteinWASHINGTON (Reuters) [more…]

Factbox – Republicans cut side deals to push through U.S. Senate tax bill

Factbox – Republicans cut side deals to push through U.S. Senate tax bill

Published 03/12/2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans made last-minute changes to their tax bill to secure enough votes to pass the sweeping legislation on Saturday and [more…]

Euro holds line at $1.19 as investment prospects brighten

Euro holds line at $1.19 as investment prospects brighten

Published 01/12/2017

The German Central Bank (Bundesbank) presents the 50 euro banknote at its headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kai PfaffenbachLONDON (Reuters) - The euro [more…]

Senate tax bill stalls on deficit-focused ‘trigger’

Senate tax bill stalls on deficit-focused ‘trigger’

Published 01/12/2017

Demonstrators gather outside the U.S. Capitol to protest the Republican tax plan as it works through the Senate in Washington November 30, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler [more…]

Trump open to dropping healthcare provision in Senate tax bill: aide

Trump open to dropping healthcare provision in Senate tax bill: aide

Published 19/11/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about his recent trip to Asia in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., November 15, 2017. [more…]

Senate Republicans ask Moore to withdraw as new accuser steps forward

Senate Republicans ask Moore to withdraw as new accuser steps forward

Published 14/11/2017

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led a chorus of establishment Republicans on Monday urging Roy Moore, the party's Senate candidate in Alabama, to quit the race as a fifth woman came forward with allegations Moore had sexual contact with teenage girls decades ago. [more…]

Republican senator wants Democrats to testify on Trump dossier

Republican senator wants Democrats to testify on Trump dossier

Published 29/10/2017

U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a Republican member of the Intelligence Committee, said Democrats should be called again to testify about reports that their party and Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign paid for parts of a dossier that detailed accusations about President Donald Trump's ties to Russia. [more…]

Senate Republicans gain moment on tax reform budget measure

Senate Republicans gain moment on tax reform budget measure

Published 17/10/2017

U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday gained crucial support for a vote on a budget resolution that is vital to President Donald Trump's hopes of signing sweeping tax reform legislation into law before January. [more…]

Republican bill to repeal Obamacare teeters on edge of collapse

Republican bill to repeal Obamacare teeters on edge of collapse

Published 25/09/2017

The latest Republican effort to repeal former U.S. President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law faced possible defeat this week as several senators in the party voiced concerns about the bill under consideration. [more…]

U.S. Senate opposition to Obamacare repeal bill grows

U.S. Senate opposition to Obamacare repeal bill grows

Published 24/09/2017

A proposal by U.S. Republicans to repeal and replace the Obamacare health insurance program suffered serious new setbacks within the party on Sunday, when Senator Ted Cruz expressed his opposition and Senator Susan Collins dug in with strong criticism of the legislation. [more…]