Manchin Endorses Tax Hikes to Pay for Democrats' 'Human' Infrastructure Bill
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), a pivotal vote in the evenly divided Senate, on Sunday described himself as a "fiscally responsible and socially compassionate" man who wants to find middle ground with both sides.
He's plugging both a bipartisan physical infrastructure deal announced last week (track one); and a Democrats-only plan to pass a much bigger "human" infrastructure bill through the reconciliation process, as long as it's paid for with tax hikes (track 2).
"We have two tracks. And that's exactly what I believe is going to happen," Manchin told ABC's...