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Has Manchin Doomed the Build Back Better Plan?

Has Manchin Doomed the Build Back Better Plan?

Update: 2021-12-215
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Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia was always going to be the last Democrat to get on board with President Biden’s $2.2 trillion climate, social spending and tax bill. But the White House was confident that a compromise could be reached.

On Sunday, that confidence was shattered: In an interview on Fox News, Mr. Manchin essentially declared that he could not support the bill as written, and he indicated that he was done negotiating all together.

Where does this leave Mr. Biden’s signature domestic policy goal?

Guest: Emily Cochrane, a correspondent for The New York Times, based in Washington.

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GoatDuckHorseElf

It's been more than 10 years since we've had meaningful legislation addressing the issues of our times. We knew blocking Obama era bills on infrastructure and climate change were going to cost more the longer we waited. We've passed a tipping point. Again we see $$$ winning out over the needs of our country and its ppl. Shame on Manchin for talking out of both sides of his mouth.

Dec 23rd
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ID21093336

It’s a Christmas Miracle! Thank you MANCHIN for standing up to GLUTTONY.

Dec 21st
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Has Manchin Doomed the Build Back Better Plan?

Has Manchin Doomed the Build Back Better Plan?

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