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  • Joe Manchin: Democrats Set to Decide Biden’s Fate This Sunday

    07/12/2024 7:43:03 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 62 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | JULY 12, 2024 | Staff
    Former Democrat Senator Joe Manchin (I-WV) revealed that the Democrat Party is expected to reach a consensus on Joe Biden’s viability as their nominee for the White House by this Sunday. The Gateway Pundit previously reported that Sen. Manchin suggested that clarity about Biden’s intentions in the upcoming election might soon emerge. When asked by NBC’s Ryan Nobles about Biden’s capability to continue his campaign and serve another term, Manchin responded evasively, urging the public to “wait until this weekend” for a more definite perspective. Ryan Nobles: Are you personally confident that he has what it takes to not only...
  • Manchin registering as independent in West Virginia

    05/31/2024 9:25:41 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 22 replies
    Politico (Yeah, I know) ^ | May 31, 2024 | BURGESS EVERETT
    Sen. Joe Manchin is registering as an independent, according to a person familiar with the matter — a move that is sure to stoke speculation he could run for Senate or governor without a party affiliation this fall. A longtime Democrat, Manchin’s decision comes ahead of a deadline for filing as an independent in West Virginia. He’ll have several more weeks to decide whether to run for his Senate seat or mount a bid for his old job as governor. The move is no guarantee he will run for either office, however. Manchin previously announced he would not run for...
  • West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin registers as an independent

    05/31/2024 11:41:56 AM PDT · by Erik Latranyi · 23 replies
    CNN ^ | 31 May 24 | By Clare Foran and Matt Holt
    Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, a longtime moderate Democrat, announced on Friday that he is registering as an independent. Manchin announced last year that he would not run for reelection in the deep red state, creating an opportunity for Republicans to flip the Senate seat. The news that Manchin has registered as an independent raises fresh questions, however, over his political future and aspirations. “Our national politics are broken and neither party is willing to compromise to find common ground,” Manchin, who has long been a pivotal swing vote in the Senate, said in a statement. “To stay true...
  • Sen. Joe Manchin leaves the Democratic Party and registers as an independent

    05/31/2024 6:41:20 PM PDT · by Reily · 29 replies
    NBC news ^ | May 31, 2023 | Kate Santaliz
    Sen. Joe Manchin leaves the Democratic Party and registers as an independent Manchin's decision, after years of bucking party leadership, could allow him to run for governor or try for another Senate term this fall after ruling out doing so as a Democrat.
  • West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin leaves Democratic Party, registers as independent

    05/31/2024 7:58:21 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | Chris Pandolfo
    Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., a longtime political moderate, on Friday announced he is leaving the Democratic Party and has registered as an independent. In a statement, Manchin, who is not running for re-election, said he switched his party affiliation at the West Virginia State Capitol. "From my first day in public service in 1982, I have always focused on doing what’s best for my state and my country, without regard to party or politics. Throughout my days in elected office, I have always been proud of my commitment to common sense, bipartisanship and my desire to bring people together. It’s...
  • Manchin won't back Biden judicial nominees without at least one supportive Republican

    03/21/2024 8:58:56 AM PDT · by CFW · 17 replies
    Just the News ^ | 3/20/24 | Ben Whedon
    West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin on Wednesday indicated that he would not support President Joe Biden's judicial nominees if they could not secure the support of at least one upper chamber Republican. "Just one Republican. That’s all I'm asking for. Give me something bipartisan. This is my own little filibuster. If they can't get one Republican, I vote for none. I've told [Democrats] that. I said, 'I'm sick and tired of it, I can't take it anymore," he said, according to Politico. The moderate senator, who is retiring at the end of his current term, has long taken positions...
  • Alex Mooney announces over $577k raised following the fourth quarter

    02/05/2024 6:35:53 PM PST · by T Ruth · 12 replies
    Alex Mooney for U. S. Senate ^ | Jan 10, 2024 | Brittany Yanick
    Alex Mooney announces 1.6 million cash-on-hand following third quarter of 2023 CHARLES TOWN, WV. – Today, Alex Mooney’s Senate campaign announced that it has over $1.7 million cash-on-hand. During the fourth quarter, the Mooney campaign and Mooney affiliated committees together raised $577,430. The total cash-on-hand for the fourth quarter puts Mooney well on his way to defeating Liberal Jim Justice and electing the only true conservative. “I am grateful for the continuous support our campaign has received since I launched my race for U.S. Senate. While my liberal opponent Jim Justice receives bailouts from D.C. elites and the RINO Establishment,...
  • Manchin: ‘Sickening’ Trump ‘Throwing Cold Water’ on Border Deal

    01/26/2024 1:45:20 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 72 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/26/2024 | Pam Key
    Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) said Friday on CNN’s “News Central” that it was “sickening” former President Donald Trump is “throwing cold water” on lawmakers border security deal. On Truth Social, Trump posted, “I do not think we should do a Border Deal, at all, unless we get EVERYTHING needed to shut down the INVASION… Also, I have no doubt that our wonderful Speaker of the House, Mike Johnson, will only make a deal that is PERFECT ON THE BORDER.” Manchin said, “I have never been more concerned about my country than I am today. I see what’s going on which...
  • President Biden Urged to Seize Texas National Guard - Joe Manchin Calls for National Emergency

    01/24/2024 8:50:43 PM PST · by chickenlips · 254 replies
    ReD State ^ | Jan. 24, 2024 | Ward Clark
    On Wednesday, Representative Joaquin Castro (D-TX) called on President Biden to "seize" the Texas National Guard by calling them into Federal service, removing them from the command and control of the State of Texas. This is presumably in response to Texas Governor Greg Abbott's defiant tone towards the Biden Administration on closing the border. A Texas congressman has urged President Biden to take the state's National Guard under federal control if Republican Governor Greg Abbott defies a Supreme Court ruling allowing federal agents to remove razor wire from a section of the U.S.-Mexico border. The call was made by Democratic...
  • Manchin: ‘I Love My Country Too Much to Vote for Donald Trump’

    01/14/2024 11:11:25 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 71 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/14/2024 | Pam Key
    Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) said Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation” that he would never vote for former President Donald Trump. Manchin said, “Let me let me make very clear, I love my country too much to vote for Donald Trump. I love my country too much and I think would be very detrimental to my country. UI want to make sure people have a choice.”
  • Ex-AOC aide lined pockets with nearly $140K from his PAC while spending little on its mission

    01/07/2024 2:21:23 AM PST · by Libloather · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/06/24 | Joe Schoffstall
    A former top aide to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, D-N.Y., funneled six figures in donor funds from his political action committee into his own pockets for reported consulting work, all while spending minimal amounts on the PAC's actual mission. Corbin Trent, who previously acted as a top aide to Ocasio-Cortez and helped propel her into office, formed the No Excuses PAC after his departure as her communications director in 2019 and exiting her campaign in 2020. Trent launched No Excuses in 2021 with the goal of nuking the Senate filibuster by targeting senators Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Kirsten Sinema, I-Ariz....
  • John Fetterman Donors Want Their Money Back: He's Too Normal Now

    12/20/2023 5:21:15 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/20/2023 | Karen Townsend
    I’m not sure exactly when it happened. Senator John Fetterman (D-PA) is making a lot of people who were formerly critical of him suddenly find themselves in agreement with him. That includes me. No one is more astounded than me. When John Fetterman was elected, I thought he was a far-left progressive married to an illegal immigrant. He was. Then he had a massive stroke. As he recovered, he continued to run for the Senate. He campaigned from his basement and his wife ran interference for him. She misled everyone into believing that he was fine and would be ready...
  • Sen. Mitt Romney says he wants Democrat Joe Manchin to run for president but claims him endorsing any 2024 candidate is a 'kiss of death'

    12/10/2023 11:32:19 AM PST · by knighthawk · 40 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 10 2023 | KATELYN CARALLE
    Republican Sen. Mitt Romeny doesn't want to endorse anyone for president because he thinks putting his name behind any candidate will be a 'kiss of death' as he prepares to leave Congress at the end of his term in 2025. The Utah senator wishes his colleague Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) would be on the Democratic ticket rather than President Joe Biden. While Romeny wouldn't reveal on Sunday who he plans to vote for, he said he will absolutely not cast his ballot for former President Donald Trump.
  • Senate Democrats Worry Joe Manchin Presidential Bid May Spoil Race in Trump’s Favor

    11/20/2023 12:38:51 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/20/2023 | SEAN MORAN
    Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-WV) potential presidential bid may not just spoil the Senate Democrats’ chances of keeping the majority; many Democrats now worry that it may spoil the election in favor of former President Donald Trump. “I think it would be very, very unfortunate if Joe Manchin decided to do that,” Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) said of Manchin’s possible presidential bid. “I know he’s a supporter of President Biden and has been an important person here in the U.S. Senate in terms of getting things done. And he knows that if he were to step in [to the race] that...
  • Manchin passes on Senate re-election bid, setting up likely Republican gain

    11/09/2023 2:57:20 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 12 replies
    NY Post ^ | 9/11/23 | Ryan King
    Sen. Joe Manchin announced Thursday that he wil not vie for re-election next year, making Republicans the favorites to pick up another seat in the upper chamber of Congress. Manchin (D-WV), a perennial thorn in the side of the Biden administration, would have likely faced a fierce battle against popular Republican Gov. Jim Justice had he decided to run. “I’ve made one of the toughest decisions of my life and decided that I will not be running for reelection to the United States Senate,” Manchin declared in a video posted to X. The 76-year-old senator was an increasingly isolated Democrat...
  • A Squad Member's Stance on Israel Could Impact Next Year's Senate Race in PA

    10/24/2023 6:47:38 PM PDT · by lightman · 12 replies ^ | 24 October A.D. 2023 | Rebecca Downs
    Last week, we covered how Rep. Summer Lee (D-PA), a lesser known member of the Squad, is facing a primary challenger for her response to Hamas' attack on Israel earlier this month. As has been the case with other Squad members, her response to the terrorist attack certainly leaves something to be desired. Her response to the situation hasn't gotten much better, especially since she partook in a Squad press conference last Friday to demand a "ceasefire." Lee's response may not just affect her own race, but next year's Pennsylvania Senate race where vulnerable Democratic incumbent Bob Casey, Jr. is...
  • Jim Justice soars past Joe Manchin in West Virginia Senate race: poll

    10/14/2023 2:38:28 PM PDT · by CFW · 21 replies
    Just the News ^ | 10/13/23 | Ben Whedon
    West Virginia Republican Gov. Jim Justice stands well ahead of Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., in the race to represent the state in the U.S. Senate, according to a recent survey. The governor outpaced the incumbent senator 13% in the latest Emerson College survey, with 41% of voters backing Justice and 28% supporting Manchin. The Democratic senator has not announced his reelection plans. Justice, meanwhile, faces a primary challenger in the form of Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va., whom Manchin beat 37% to 31% in a head to head matchup. Explaining Manchin's stronger performance against Mooney seem to be split attitudes among...
  • Manchin: Biden Must Declare Border Emergency Like Trump, Suspend Asylum, Must Handle Border to Get Ukraine Funds

    10/06/2023 5:58:21 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/06/2023 | IAN HANCHETT
    On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) stated that in order to convince people to support Ukraine funding “Democrats have to come to grips that we have to close that border down.” And urged President Joe Biden to declare a national emergency the way former President Trump did “and shut it down tight.” Manchin also stated that “asylum basically should be put on hiatus for six months or so until we can get an immigration policy that works for our country and also gives people the chance to come here the right way to take care...
  • Manchin Gives Timeline For Deciding On If He’ll Launch Presidential Bid

    10/03/2023 4:16:36 PM PDT · by Twotone · 21 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | October 1, 2023 | Staff
    Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) said over the weekend that he will make a decision about whether he is going to launch a third party run for president within the next three months. Speaking to Shannon Bream on Fox News’ “Fox News Sunday,” Manchin asked: “Why not have options? People aren’t satisfied right now.” “A lot of people like you as an option. And you’ve said, once you make a decision, a target will be on your back,” Bream said. “So you’re waiting till the right time. But the fact is, the calendar is now going to start working against you....
  • Hoodie-loving John Fetterman will now HAVE to wear a shirt and tie in the Senate: Joe Manchin's resolution enforcing formal wear is unanimously adopted

    09/28/2023 1:21:25 AM PDT · by Libloather · 55 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/27/23 | Morgan Phillips
    The great sartorial scandal over John Fetterman's signature hoodie-and-shorts has now come to a close after the Senate unanimously passed a resolution enacting a formal dress code. The resolution, brought forth by fellow Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin, W. Va., passed without a formal vote by unanimous consent and clarified that the Senate floor would have a formal dress code. Hours earlier, Fetterman had already announced he would wear a suit and tie while speaking or presiding over the Senate floor. Fetterman, like others, could still wear his trademark garb and vote from the cloak room on the edge of the...