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'Acting Like Republicans': Sanders Rips Manchin and Sinema for Betraying US Families

Posted on AllSides December 18th, 2021
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With Democrats' Build Back Better package hanging in the balance, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont on Thursday called out fellow Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema for "acting like Republicans" as they continue to withhold support from their party's popular legislative agenda.

"You got 50 people in the Republican caucus," Sanders said in an appearance on MSNBC Thursday night, amid reports that the Senate GOP is "watching from the sidelines with glee" as Build Back Better talks falter.

"We have gotten no support from them to lower the cost of prescription drugs, to expand Medicare...

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