"I'm open to supporting a final bill that helps move our country forward, but I'm equally open to voting against a bill that hurts our country," Manchin says.
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Why Biden's $3.5 Trillion Spending Plan Would Be Worse for the Economy Than Manchin's $1.5 Trillion Proposal
Manchin's $1.5 trillion plan is still bigger than the Obama stimulus, and would be a major expansion of government's power to redistribute wealth.
"Spending trillions more on new and expanded government programs, when we can't even pay for the essential social programs...is the definition of fiscal insanity."
Democrats are now relying on the same "dynamic scoring" technique they've previously criticized.
The problem isn’t the GOP or Senate rules. It’s that Democrats can’t agree amongst themselves.
That punishment for reinforcing the delusions that drove the Capitol riot is highly unlikely, and it would set a troubling precedent.
The Fight Over Brett Kavanaugh Is a Preview of a Future In Which All Political Arguments Are Health Care Arguments
Trump's SCOTUS nominee probably won't have an impact on Obamacare. But that won't stop Democrats from making the argument.
Newspaper lets him not
Manchin, who identifies himself as pro-gun rights, has signaled a willingness to back new restrictions
Joe Manchin Complains to MTV About New Reality Show Based in West Virginia, Lack of Serious Programming
Bemoans the lack of substance on MTV without a hint of irony