In a statement, Collinssaid the bill contained "devastating" Medicaid cuts and could weaken protections for people with pre-existing conditions.
It became apparent on Monday that Republicans did not have the 50 votes needed to get the bill through the Senate when Sen.
Reconciliation lowers the threshold for breaking a filibuster and would effectively allow for the legislation to pass with a simple majority as opposed to sixty votes.
But Democrats immediately claimed victory, with Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer saying that with the failure of the Graham-Cassidy bill, "the health care of millions has been protected and preserved". The poll was taken between September 21 and 24.
It is estimated that under the proposal, federal funding for health care will be over $30 billion less than under the current system in 2020 and over $80 billion less by 2026. John McCain (R-Ariz.) or Rand Paul (R-Ky.) to change their minds.
The party leadership said the bill would not come to the Senate floor after a third "no" vote emerged.
Graham, however, said he's optimistic that Republicans will eventually repeal Obamacare.
"We have to begin looking at how do we control costs going forward".
The Republican senator called the protesters "good fodder for Twitter", proclaiming that the Senate panel is above such "shenanigans".
The announcement confirms an anticipated dash to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell who said he hoped to see a vote on the legislation this week. Susan Collins, R-Maine, announced Monday that she would not support the Graham-Cassidy health care bill, some Republicans considered their next move and whether the bill is even worth a vote.
But Sen. Graham laughed it off, arguing that Trump will not do anything that does not fully repeal and replace ObamaCare.
"We campaigned in the last November elections that we would repeal and replace".
NY Gov. Cuomo visits Puerto Rico to aid recovery
The Category 2 storm was carrying maximum sustained winds of 110 mph and was 290 miles east of Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas. The island territory of more than 3 million US citizens is reeling in the devastating wake of Hurricane Maria.
Ceballos double helps Real Madrid return to winning ways
To makes matters even more frustrating for Los Blancos , former forward Alvaro Morata has been excellent since joining Chelsea . The latest the 32-year-old has ever previously had to wait to get off the mark was September 21, back in 2010.
When will Uber stop operating in London?
Uber's ride-hailing app will continue to serve London during the appeal process, which is likely to last several months. He confirmed the company will appeal the London decision but will do so "with the knowledge that we must also change".
Oil rises to as OPEC and Russian Federation say cuts working
Fuel prices are also rising as US refineries come back online in the wake of Hurricane Harvey , providing boost to crude prices. The OPEC , Russia and several other producers have cut production by about 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) since January.
Strong 6.1-magnitude aftershock kills at least one in Mexico
The government has also come in for criticism from anguished families of people still missing after Tuesday's natural disaster . Electricity, water, public transportation services have returned to most of the city, and the worldwide airport also reopened.
UEFA Champions League group stage wrap 26 September 2017
The UEFA #Champions League has already started with one game played by each team. "But that's the development we have to make". It is going to be a hugely significant match because the losers will have a tough time reaching the second place in the end.