NY Times headline on March 27: “In Washington, Policy Revolves Around Joe Manchin. He Likes It That Way”
And that was BEFORE the voting rights bill and infrastructure financing
Yes, Senator Manchin, because I would much rather see more corporate stock buybacks than better roads
WV’s senior senator is against reraising the corporate tax rate:
Statues, Nazis, Morrisey and Manchin
Republican legislation to save the memory of West Virginian traitors
From local delegate, Shawn Fluharty:
David Mistich at WV Public Broadcasting calls it the “Protect Racist Statues Act.”
Nazis in Parkersburg
Sighted at the Parkersburg Mall:
At the Parkersburg mall today. Names are Caden . . .
Senator Capito (R - Hypocrisy) explaining her "no" vote on Tuesday: "Many provisions in the so-called COVID relief package have nothing to do with COVID at all" (with update)
Earlier today, Capito voted for the Tuberville amendment
What, you ask, is the Tuberville amendment?
Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) introduces an amendment to the COVID relief bill about ... trans athletes in sports?— . . .
"Under this amendment, educational institutions would prohibit from receiving funding if by biological males are allowed to compete in women's athletics." pic.twitter.com/p4wawhHI7Z
The coronavirus rescue plan
Here’s the latest polling from Morning Consult:
NEW Morning Consult/Politico Poll— Jesse . . .
77% support for the American Rescue Plan (only 18% oppose)
59% of Republicans support the American Rescue Plan (only 33% oppose)#UNITY
REMINDER: 100% of Republicans in Congress voted no.https://t.co/YuonRZncOH
Or is it that he doesn’t like anyone criticizing his family?
From NBC News last Friday:
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia said Friday he will oppose Neera Tanden to lead the Office of Management and Budget, imperiling the prospects of a high-profile nominee of President Joe Biden.
"I have carefully reviewed Neera Tanden’s public statements and tweets that were . . .
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Yesterday, Senator Shelley Moore Capito, apparently worried about her 2026 reelection, supported Rand Paul’s amendment to dismiss the article of impeachment against Donald Trump
From today’s Washington Post:
All but five Republican senators backed former president Donald Trump on Tuesday in a key test vote ahead of his impeachment trial, signaling that the proceedings are likely to end with Trump’s acquittal on the charge that he incited the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
West Virginia’s Republican . . .
"Sit down and work with your colleagues." Senator, when has Mitch McConnell ever demonstrated that he can be trusted?
From the Washington Post's Greg Sargent:
Here's my exchange with Sen. Manchin. He says he won't support ending the filibuster even on organizing resolutions.
I asked him about the fact that McConnell isn't letting Dems take over the majority. His answer is Schumer/McConnell have to work it out:https://t.co/coyVTcRLhc . . .