Joe Manchin


Republican senators are making clear to Joe Manchin: Don't count on our votes for your permitting reform deal.

Manchin has threatened "consequences" if the provision doesn't pass, but right now it's GOP senators threatening to block it. What happened: Republican senators are making crystal clear that Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) should not count on their votes to pass his side deal for revamping the federal permitting process if Democrats go ahead and pass their party-line climate and energy, tax and health care package.
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Joe Manchin defends Inflation Reduction Act after Bernie Sanders says it will do little to address inflation

Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia defended the Democrats signature climate and health legislation they are hoping to pass on Sunday after Senator Bernie Sanders criticised it in a speech Saturday evening. Mr Sanders, who is chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, took to the Senate floor and criticised the legislation, calling it the “so-called Inflation Reduction Act” because the Congressional Budget Office said it would not do much to combat rising prices.“I say so-called, by the way, because according to the CBO and other economic organizations this bill will, in fact, have a minimal impact on inflation,” he...
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Trump blasts the Democratic-led climate and tax bill, says 'old broken crow' Mitch McConnell was 'taken for a ride' by Joe Manchin

Former President Trump blasted McConnell and Manchin over the Democratic-led climate and tax bill. Trump said McConnell was "taken for a ride" by Manchin, whom the ex-president said had "sold out." Senate Democrats are aiming to pass the sweeping legislation through reconciliation this weekend. Former President Donald Trump on Friday...

Donald Trump vows in CPAC speech to campaign against Joe Manchin, who he claims betrayed him on impeachment

Donald Trump tore into US Senator Joe Manchin during his speech from the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Saturday, vowing to campaign against the West Virginia Democrat who he claimed was “devastating” the state by signing onto the Democrats’ budget and climate deal.“I’ll go down and campaign against him as hard as anybody can,” said Mr Trump, eliciting one of his biggest rounds of applause of the night.The former president also claimed Mr Manchin, who isn’t up for reelection until 2025, promised not to vote against him during the impeachment process.“I would never vote against you, you’re a great...

In Exchange for a Climate Deal, Joe Manchin Demanded a Terrible Price

Click here to read the full article. Let’s start with the Golden Rule of the Climate crisis: the rich may take a hit on their investment portfolios, but it’s the poor and vulnerable who are truly fucked. It’s true in Bangladesh and Nigeria. It’s true on the Gulf Coast. And it’s definitely true in the coalfields of Appalachia. For most people who care about the future of human civilization, last week was a very good week. West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin quit dicking around and announced that he would support a $369 billion climate/energy deal (AKA the Inflation Reduction Act) was...

According to Mitch McConnell, Joe Manchin struck a bargain on government spending that “only Bernie Sanders would adore.”

The leader of the minority caucus in the Senate, Mitch McConnell, is not keeping his opinions to himself over the unexpected arrangement that Senator Joe Manchin struck, which opened a door for the progressive agenda. During his weekly press conference, McConnell stated that the other party “made a lousy deal.”...

Joe Manchin has taken a lot of heat from Democrats for his role in laying a significant damage to Joe Biden’s climate agenda: “It is very frustrating!”

On Friday, two of his colleagues tore into him for dealing a serious blow to President Joe Biden’s economic agenda. They dispensed with the traditional deference that lawmakers usually grant each other in favour of scathing attacks on his reluctance to address the climate emergency. They also disregarded the traditional deference that lawmakers usually grant each other.

Joe Manchin is fleshing out the deal he made with Democratic leaders on energy permits — which would green-light a major natural gas pipeline in his state.

Manchin, who chairs the Energy Committee, has pushed for the Mountain Valley Pipeline for years. What happened: Before Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) lent his crucial vote to his party's climate, tax and healthcare package, he got a commitment from Democratic leaders to pass energy permitting legislation. And Manchin on Monday released details of that side agreement that make clear he's secured the construction of a major home-state natural gas pipeline in the process.