According to WV Metro News:
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) voiced his opposition Monday to President Donald Trump’s executive order that halted immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries and stopped Syrian refugees from coming into the United States.
“After taking the time to review this new . . .
Effects and possible solutions
How would repealing Obamacare affect West Virginia?
Here are the key findings from the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy report released earlier this week:
– At least 184,000 West Virginians could lose health insurance coverage, many of whom are working in low-wage jobs such as food services.
– An estimated . . .
The senator apparently has no self-awareness
Senator Joe Manchin on Jeff Sessions' nomination:
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Sen. Joe Manchin said that his fellow Senate Democrats are "playing politics" with the confirmation of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general.
"Am I the only one voting for Jeff?" he asked in an interview with the Washington Examiner.
(with 1/19 update)
Voting for him isn't enough and so tomorrow he'll introduce Rick Perry
Talking Points Memo just posted that West Virginia Democratic senator Joe Manchin will introduce Trump's nominee for Energy Secretary:
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) is doing everything he can not to be labeled as a liberal in his upcoming . . .
Still a Democrat but looking a lot like a Republican
As the Trump administration is about to begin, West Virginia Democratic senator Joe Manchin continues to give the appearance that he's really a Republican. For example, while he has supported not eliminating Obamacare, that's because a replacement is not in place. He's also been willing to work with Republicans on that . . .
While WV Democratic senator Joe Manchin last night voted with the Democrats against the adoption of the budget resolution to repeal Obamacare, he continues to look and act like a Republican. For example, Politico reported two hours ago that he wants to help the Republicans "repair" Obamacare:
West . . .
Tillerson and Senator Manchin
Looks like Exxon won the election
Hearings will begin for Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state tomorrow and according to today's Politico, Democrats will be pushing Tillerson on climate change. Timed appropriately, the Center for American Progress (a liberal think tank) released a report today on the possible financial gains . . .