Tag: Joe Manchin

Federal, Policy

Manchin claims Democratic social spending and tax bill is filled with GOP priorities

August 4, 2022

Via: Fox News

As Democrats prepare to advance their social spending and taxation bill via a party-line budget reconciliation process, one of its chief sponsors, Sen. Joe Manchin, says he thinks Republicans should be on board with it too. Manchin, D-W.Va., cut a […]

Federal, Policy

House Dems bristle over rubber-stamping Senate deals — again

July 15, 2022


House Democrats might have to swallow whatever the Senate feeds them on two of the party’s biggest bills in order to pass either one. That doesn’t mean they’re all ready to accept the tough reality. Party leaders are racing to […]

Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Joe Manchin calls EV tax credits “ludicrous” in Senate hearing

April 29, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

Senator Joe Manchin called federal tax credits for electric vehicles “ludicrous” in a Senate hearing on Thursday. The West Virginia politician, who continues to make millions from the coal industry, has been a regular critic of subsidies for EVs, which […]

Federal, Policy

Democrats try to ‘build back’ after Manchin tanks $2T bill

December 21, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

Democrats are struggling to pick up the pieces after Sen. Joe Manchin effectively crushed President Joe Biden’s big domestic policy bill. But they face serious questions whether the $2 trillion initiative can be refashioned to win his crucial vote or […]

Energy & Environment, Industry

‘I’m kind of speechless’: Democrats scramble to salvage climate provisions after Manchin sinks Build Back Better

December 20, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

With Sen. Joe Manchin confirming he’s a “no” on President Joe Biden’s social spending package, the fate of the bill’s $550 bill worth of climate and energy provisions — and the President’s climate agenda — are now on the line. […]

Energy & Environment, Federal, Industry, Policy

House moves toward OK of Dems’ sweeping social, climate bill

November 19, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

Democrats brushed aside months-long divisions and approached House passage of their expansive social and environment bill Friday, as President Joe Biden and his party neared a defining win in their drive to use their control of government to funnel its […]

Federal, Policy

Tensions high, Pelosi wants to wrap up, vote on Biden bill

November 2, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

Pushing to regain momentum, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said privately Tuesday she expects to finish a final draft of President Joe Biden’s sweeping $1.75 trillion domestic proposal by midday and pave the way for voting as soon as Thursday, according […]

Federal, Policy

Biden ‘positive’ on budget deal; Manchin OK with wealth tax

October 25, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

Pivotal Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin appears to be on board with White House proposals for new taxes on billionaires and certain corporations to help pay for President Joe Biden’s scaled-back social services and climate change package. Biden said Monday he […]

Federal, Policy

Manchin says he won’t vote to eliminate or weaken the filibuster

April 9, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

Senator Joe Manchin, a moderate Democrat who wields significant power in the party’s narrow 50-seat majority in the Senate, reiterated that he would not vote to eliminate or weaken the filibuster, all but dooming the chances of passage for several […]