Manchin sends warning shot over 'serious concerns' about $3.5T spending plan

Posted on AllSides August 11th, 2021
From The Center

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is sending a warning shot to President Biden and congressional leaders, saying he has "serious concerns" about spending $3.5 trillion on a massive package that Democrats want to pass later this year.

Manchin said in a statement early Wednesday that he has "serious concerns about the grave consequences ... if Congress decides to spend another $3.5 trillion."

“Given the current state of the economic recovery, it is simply irresponsible to continue spending at levels more suited to respond to a Great Depression or Great Recession – not an economy that is...

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