Tag: Joe Manchin
"Manchin's dirty deal went down in flames today because Indigenous and frontline communities raised their voices."
"It should come as no surprise that a corporate coal baron like Joe Manchin would push a fossil fuel bonanza under the guise of bureaucratic reform."
Sanders said that the deal presents a "fundamental choice" between prioritizing the "short-term profits" of the fossil fuel industry and securing a livable planet for future generations.
The Vermont senator will also introduce an amendment to strengthen the reconciliation bill's drug price reforms.
West Virginia has seen some of the highest electricity rate increases in the nation. Its loyalty to coal is one reason for that.
The death of Democrats' $1.75 trillion reconciliation measure could deprive the U.S. economy of $60 billion in gross domestic product (GDP) over the next three quarters, hampering the nation's fragile recovery.
"Congress should proceed with caution on any additional spending and I will not vote for a reckless expansion of government programs."
None pointed out the conflict of interest.
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