Manchin Won’t Say He’s A Democrat: “I’m An American”

The Hill reports:

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) deflected answering a question about whether he still identifies as a Democrat as questions mount over his political future. “I identify as an American,” Manchin said when asked if he was still a Democrat on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures.” “I’m an American through and through.”

Manchin, whose Senate term is up in 2024, has remained noncommittal about his plans to run for reelection as well as whether a White House bid is in his sights. He has ruled out running for governor in West Virginia, a position he held in the past, and said recently that he was not planning on running for president “today.”

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