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Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) announced on "Fox News Sunday" that he will not vote for President Biden’s “mammoth” climate and social spending bill, essentially killing the White House's top legislative priority.

"I cannot vote to continue with this piece of legislation, I just can't. I tried everything humanly possible, I can't get there" he told guest host Bret Baier.

"You're done - this is a no," Baier said.

"This is a no on this legislation," Manchin responded. "I have tried everything I know to do," he said, closing the door on Democratic hopes that he might be persuaded to change his mind.

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eugene 1 year ago *

So, the coal baron from West Virginia who made the Democrats bend over backwards and reduce what was originally a $6T bill down to $1.75T (for things like child tax credits, green news jobs, and a ton of other stuff) went on Fox News to tell democrats (his own party) that he's a hard "no" on the BBB, saying he "tried everything" but just couldn't do it.

I also love how, according to Manchin, it was his constituents that didn't want the bill - the very people that would get hurt the most if the bill didn't pass.

Got it. I think his "constituents" are himself and every fossil fuel company he got his campaign donations from...but that's just a guess.