Answer: Getting himself in trouble with far-righties and veteran's groups
In trouble for even considering Justice Merrick Garland
Politico discussed earlier this month the Judicial Crisis Network's new ad praising
West Virginia AG Morrisey for his work against the EPA and criticizing Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin for refusing to oppose Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland. The . . .
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Public Policy Polling released a new West Virginia poll yesterday. Here are some results and commentary from PPP:
PPP's new West Virginia poll finds it's likely to just keep Donald Trump's recent streak of dominant victories right on going. Trump leads in the state . . .
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An additional perspective on yesterday's omnibus funding vote
You may have seen this morning's front page article in the Intelligencer explaining how our local legislators voted on the omnibus funding deal. Here's a bit more perspective on the senate vote (especially Joe Manchin's) from diarist Liberty Equality Fraternity Trees at Daily Kos:
Early yesterday morning, the House . . .
Just wondering - does the Intelligencer have a code of ethics?
This morning's Intelligencer features a front-page story from the Associated Press on Clean Water Bill. The original AP article barely mentions Senator Joe Manchin and it apparently wasn't anti-EPA enough for the Intelligencer and so they changed it:
First, the "newspaper" added a Manchin picture and then added a . . .
Manchin will not re-introduce his gun bill
According to the Washington Post:
West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin, the co-sponsor of failed legislation to expand background checks for gun purchases, doesn’t have any plans to revive the measure in the wake of the Oregon shooting.
“We don’t have any statement on the . . .
Manchin joins the Republicans
Plans by President Barack Obama's administration to allow thousands more refugees into the United States faced stiff opposition on Monday in the U.S. Congress, where Republican lawmakers demanded the right to review, and reject, the effort, citing fears of terrorism.
Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday . . .
Joe Manchin will vote against the agreement with Iran
Senator Joe Manchin announced yesterday that:
. . . . he will oppose the nuclear deal with Iran.
Manchin says Tuesday the Iranian regime has shown no signs of changing its behavior and the deal involving world power does "nothing to guarantee that behavior changes."
For months Manchin had . . .