Column by Jack Bernard: With his newfound importance, there’s been a lot of debate lately about whether Sen. Joe Manchin, ., is a key player or a roadblock when it comes to the Democratic Party agenda.
“I’m not killing the filibuster,” Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin discusses his refusal to support killing the Senate filibuster. “They can make all of these changes if they try to work towards the middle. You can’t work in the fringes.”
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin says he won't vote to eliminate or weaken the filibuster because it fosters bipartisanship. "The filibuster isn't helping create places where you can reach common sense consensus," says Matthew Dowd. "It's creating the division in this country."
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin tells CNN that the deadly attack on Jan. 6 at the US Capitol "changed" him, saying, "you can't have this many people split to where they want to go to war with each other."
West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin outlines Democratic concerns in coronavirus relief bill talks: “It seems like we are more focused on the big corporations and the health care of Wall Street than we are on the people in rural America and main street.”
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin on CPAC Chairman Matt Schlapp's comment about Sen. Mitt Romney's "physical safety" if he attended the conservative conference: "I have not met a more honorable person than Mitt Romney. ... It's hard to believe that we have stooped this low"
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin told me Trump’s defense team did a “good job,” saying Dershowitz was “good,” adding the defense gave a “whole different perspective. That’s what trials are about.”
BREAKING: Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin says he'll vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court, calls him a 'qualified jurist.'