The Hill reports:
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said on Sunday he would support Sen. Kirsten Sinema (I-Ariz.) if she seeks reelection in 2024, even if the newly-independent senator is challenged by a Democrat.
When asked by CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union” if he would support a run by Sinema, even if another Democrat runs against her, Manchin said: “I would think that she needs to be supported again, yes, because she brings that independent spirit.”
“It’s not about Democrats and Republicans. You get the best person that’s willing to speak their mind. And she has…,” he said.
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