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  • Manchin open to assault weapons ban after wave of mass shootings

    06/06/2022 4:50:13 PM PDT · by Bonemaker · 43 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 06/06/2022 | Harris Alic
    Sen. Joe Manchin is open to discussing a federal ban on military-style semiautomatic rifles — commonly labeled assault weapons — as Congress debates how to respond to a recent wave of mass shootings. Mr. Manchin, West Virginia Democrat, said all ideas had to be on the table in discussions on combating violence.
  • Joe Manchin Revives ‘Build Back Better’ Talks Before Midterms, Hopes GOP Will Support Massive Spending Package

    05/27/2022 8:23:35 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/27/2022 | Wendell Husebo
    Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) on Friday revived Build Back Better negotiations with Republican senators ahead of the November midterm elections. The negotiations, which stalled between Manchin and the White House in December, include increasing the corporate tax rate from 21 percent to 25 percent, provisions meant to address global warming, and subsidies for the green energy sector, Axios reported.
  • Scarborough Urges Manchin to ‘Do Something’ in Wake of Texas Shooting, Slams ‘Barbarians’ in GOP

    05/25/2022 9:57:08 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/25/2022 | Trent Baker
    MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough on Wednesday reacted to the mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, TX, that has reportedly left 19 children dead. Scarborough blasted Republicans, who he said would argue that talking about gun safety legislation immediately after mass shootings was “too soon.” He called them “cowards” and “barbarians.” “They’re cowards. They’re such cowards,” Scarborough declared. “And, of course, they don’t want to talk about it, just like January 6. Like we saw in the focus group, they want you to forget about it. … When was the right time to talk about 9/11?”
  • Manchin calls for ‘common sense’ gun limits, resists filibuster reform

    05/24/2022 5:52:12 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 50 replies
    The hill ^ | 05/24/2022 | Mike Lillis
    Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) on Tuesday lamented the lack of Senate support for tougher gun laws following a mass shooting in Texas hours earlier but rejected the notion of eliminating the filibuster for the purpose of passing such a bill. Manchin noted that he has three grandchildren similar in age to the victims at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, where at least 14 kids and one teacher were shot and killed.
  • Joe Manchin Frustrated His Gun Control Bill Can’t Garner Votes for Passage

    05/18/2022 9:44:08 AM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 31 replies
    breitbart ^ | 05/18/22 | AWR Hawkins
    Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) expressed frustration in the wake of the mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, that his legislation on gun control cannot get the votes necessary for passage.
  • Bezos: In fact, the administration tried hard to inject even more stimulus into an already over-heated, inflationary economy and only Manchin saved them from themselves

    05/16/2022 8:27:36 AM PDT · by SmokingJoe · 18 replies
    Twitter ^ | May 15, 2022 | Jeff Bezos
    Jeff Bezos @JeffBezos · 15 May In fact, the administration tried hard to inject even more stimulus into an already over-heated, inflationary economy and only Manchin saved them from themselves. Inflation is a regressive tax that most hurts the least affluent. Misdirection doesn’t help the country. Neoliberal 🌐🇺🇦 @ne0liberal · 15 May This is so silly. The deficit is decreasing because we’re not doing pandemic aid anymore, and federal receipts are up because of inflation. Congress, or the Biden administration, didn’t do anything to lower the deficit.…
  • Alec Baldwin: Remove ‘Traitorous Democrat’ Sen. Joe Manchin

    05/12/2022 9:15:49 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 92 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/11/2022 | David NG
    Actor Alec Baldwin — who is still facing fallout from the shooting death on the set of the movie Rust — is now pushing for the removal of Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) from office, calling him a “traitorous Democrat.” Alec Baldwin called for Manchin’s removal in a recent tweet in which the actor claimed the senator is more dangerous that the “unhinged Republican” — presumably a reference to former President Donald Trump and his supporters.
  • U.S. Senate BLOCKS Abortion Rights Bill, 49-51

    05/11/2022 2:25:06 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 139 replies
    C-Span ^ | 12:21
    ...Mr. Manchin, No. U.S. Senate BLOCKS Abortion Rights Bill, 49-51.
  • Senators Manchin and Sinema Just Killed Democrat Hopes of Codifying Roe v. Wade

    05/04/2022 8:17:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    Townhall ^ | 05/04/2022 | Spencer Brown
    This week, Democrat Senators Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona dashed the hopes of their more radical colleagues amid renewed calls to pass a federal law that would overrule state limits or prohibitions on abortion. Calls for slim Democrat majorities in the House and Senate to quickly advance a bill, the inaccurate and grossly named "Women's Health Protection Act," that would codify Roe v. Wade's concocted right to abortion were swift. Almost a little too swift, perhaps, in the wake of an unprecedented leak from the Supreme Court that showed a draft opinion by Justice Samuel...
  • Maher: Manchin, Sinema Shouldn’t Be ‘the Bad Guys’ for Questioning Trillions in New Spending

    04/30/2022 7:41:17 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/29/2022 | Ian hatchett
    On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher argued that Democrats should be the “most upset” about the theft and fraudulent attainment of COVID relief money and questioned why Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) “are seen as the bad guys in their party because they looked at another multi-trillion-dollar spending bill and wondered if our government was up to the task of taking all that money and not just having it siphoned off by grifters” and spent on nonsense.
  • Joe Manchin: 2024 Democratic savior?

    04/27/2022 7:45:50 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 37 replies
    The hill ^ | 04/27/2022 | JOE CONCHA
    At a time when President Biden is at 33 percent approval while Congress sits at 21 percent, there’s one politician who is seeing his numbers rise briskly: Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.). Overall, 57 percent of West Virginia voters approve of Manchin’s performance in the Mountain State. That’s a 17-point jump since Joe Biden took office in early 2021. No U.S. senator has seen a bigger increase in support than Manchin. More notably, the former governor has doubled his approval ratings among West Virginia Republicans, with a whopping 69 percent approving of his performance. For context, Biden’s approval in the state...
  • Manchin meets with bipartisan group on climate change

    04/25/2022 5:43:08 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 12 replies
    The hill ^ | 04/25/2023 | Rachel Frazen
    Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), the Senate’s key swing vote, met with lawmakers from across the ideological spectrum Monday evening as part of a new push for bipartisan climate change legislation. Manchin spokesperson Sam Runyon told The Hill via email that the meeting was “an effort to gauge bipartisan interest in a path forward that addressed our nation’s climate and energy security needs head on.” The meeting was first reported by NBC News, which said that Manchin and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) organized the meeting.
  • Report: Business Executives Want Joe Manchin to Run Against Biden as Republican in 2024

    04/18/2022 2:20:48 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 51 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/18/2022 | Joshua Caplan
    Several prominent business executives hope Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) will defect to the Republican party and mount a presidential campaign against President Joe Biden, according to a report on Monday. Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) previously called on Manchin to switch over to the Republican Party, telling Fox News last year, “He would be a lot more comfortable on our side.”
  • Democrat Joe Manchin says Americans deserve to know 'the truth' of who is to blame for skyrocketing prices and tears into Biden

    04/12/2022 12:58:31 PM PDT · by algore · 49 replies
    West Virginia Democrat Senator Joe Manchin is blasting the Biden administration for responding to record-high inflation with 'half-measures and rhetorical failures' after the Labor Department revealed Tuesday that the average price of consumer goods hit a 41-year high. He said Americans deserved to know 'the truth' of what fueled a staggering 8.5 percent inflation rate in March from the year prior -- a price hike he likened to a new 'tax.' 'Let me be clear, inflation is a tax and today’s historic inflation data tells another chilling story about how these taxes on Americans are completely out of control,' 'Hard...
  • ‘Failed to Act Fast Enough’: Manchin Publicly Slams Joe Biden for Inflation

    04/12/2022 11:24:31 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/12/2022 | Wendell Husebo
    Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) publicly slammed President Joe Biden for Tuesday’s terrible inflation numbers. “It is a disservice to the American people to act as if inflation is a new phenomenon,” Manchin wrote in a press release. “The Federal Reserve and the Administration failed to act fast enough, and today’s data is a snapshot in time of the consequences being felt across the country.”
  • Manchin: ‘If Anything, We Ought to Be Looking at Permanency’ for Title 42

    03/31/2022 5:19:27 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/31/2022 | Ian hatchett
    While speaking to reporters on Thursday, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) urged the Biden administration to reconsider its reported plans to lift Title 42 and expressed his opposition to ending Title 42. Manchin added that, “If anything, we ought to be looking at permanency on Title 42,” and that doing so might push Congress to fix immigration policy. Manchin stated, “I think they should reconsider. I sent a letter. I’m against removing Title 42. If anything, we ought to be looking at permanency on Title 42, and having a good — maybe that would get us to — spur us to...
  • Joe Manchin blasts GOP treatment of Ketanji Brown Jackson as ‘embarrassing’

    03/29/2022 4:46:04 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 51 replies
    Nypost ^ | 03/29/2022 | Callie Patteson
    Moderate Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) blasted his Republican colleagues Tuesday for their treatment of Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson during her confirmation hearings last week, calling their behavior “disgraceful” and “embarrassing.” “It was disgraceful, it really was, what I saw,” said Manchin, according to The Hill. “And I met with her and read all the transcripts. I listened to basically the hearings and it was just embarrassing.”
  • McConnell, Manchin Press Federal Regulators to Lift Climate Change Restrictions on Gas Pipelines

    03/27/2022 11:22:52 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/27/2022 | Penny Starr
    The pushback continues against Joe Biden’s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) rules, put into place in February to consider greenhouse gas emissions and “vulnerable” communities when permitting natural gas pipelines, including criticism from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV).
  • Sen. Manchin privately proposes revisions to Build Back Better bill

    03/25/2022 5:42:38 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 19 replies
    Nypost ^ | 03/25/2022 | JESSE O’NEILL
    Sen. Joe Manchin indicated he was open to returning to the negotiating table to revise the Build Back Better measure months after the Democrat torpedoed his party’s sweeping $2 trillion spending bill in the deadlocked Senate. Manchin, 74, of West Virginia, told climate activists and energy executives Monday at a private dinner he would support a bill narrowed down to address only climate change, prescription drug prices, deficit reduction and an updated tax code, according to Axios.
  • Sen. Manchin revisits Biden’s ‘Build Back Better’ agenda

    03/25/2022 1:56:06 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 31 replies
    BPR News ^ | 3/25/2022 | Chris Donaldson
    Senator Joe Manchin was fiercely attacked by his fellow Democrats for his derailing the ambitious overhaul of the United States to better conform with the utopian society envisioned by climate change zealots. But he could be the man who resurrects President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better” agenda just in time for the midterm elections. The West Virginia lawmaker has apparently flip-flopped after he torpedoed Biden’s signature package, a $2 trillion bill that was filled with social engineering items and special interest money, pronouncing it “dead” during a conversation with reporters last month. Now Manchin is singing a different tune, telling...