Manchin Hints At Derailing Infrastructure/Climate Bill

The Washington Post reports:

Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.), whose vote proved key in the Senate’s party-line passage of Biden’s coronavirus relief bill, said in an interview broadcast Sunday night that he will not cooperate with Biden’s next major legislative push — an infrastructure and climate bill — if Republicans are not given more of a voice.

Manchin’s comments, on “Axios on HBO,” are significant, given that any Democratic member has the power to derail the administration’s initiatives in the evenly divided Senate. “I am not going to get on a bill that cuts them out completely before we start trying,” Manchin said of Senate Republicans.

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