“This is Crazy on so Many Different Levels. Joe Manchin was a hero.”
Democrat Senator Manchin of West Virginia, Joe Manchin, has flip-flopped back and forth several times on whether he will support the Democrats’ massive spending package, which Republicans are labeling the “Build Back Broke” plan.
After killing Build Back Better in January, Democrats were left to figure out what it would take for Manchin to cast a vote for. The centrist Democratic West Virginia senator seemed to have a few crucial conversations that convinced him — or perhaps to make a ‘deal.’
Manchin’s resistance has been a primary obstacle all along. Before this most recent flip, Manchin was adamant that he refused to endorse and vote for any bill with provisions for the climate and energy…