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Sen. Joe Manchin threatens to block climate bill unless Republicans have a seat

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

​Sen. Joe Manchin threatened to block President Biden's climate change and infrastructure package unless Republicans have more of a voice in the negotiation process than they did with the coronavirus stimulus bill. Manchin, a moderate Democrat from West Virginia who has emerged as a critical swing vote in the narrowly divided Senate, said he would...
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Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat, says he will fight for Republicans to get a say in Biden's infrastructure bill and block it if they don't

Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat, says he will fight for Republicans to get a say in Biden's infrastructure bill and block it if they don't

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Senator Joe Manchin, a centrist Democrat and swing voter, said he'd block President Joe Biden's planned infrastructure bill if it doesn't attract Republican support.
In an interview with Axios broadcast Sunday, Manchin said that that he also wants the bill to contain tax hikes rather than relying on more government borrowing.
Manchin said he was opposed to passing the new bills using budget reconciliation, the mechanism used for Biden's $1.9 trillion infrastructure bill which passed the Senate over the weekend.
Under reconciliation, a simple majority is required to...
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