Joe Biden reportedly joked this week that getting Sen. Joe Manchin in a room with Sen. Bernie Sanders would be almost “like homicide.”
The comment was made during a virtual meeting with House Democrats earlier this week after Rep. Ro Khanna suggested getting the two politician together, according to a report from CNN.
But Biden, according to multiple sources in the virtual meeting, told the progressive House Democrats that he’s been in politics a long time — and getting them together in the same room would almost be like “homicide.” The group laughed, as Biden then made a joke about getting into the boxing ring with Khanna himself.
Sanders has been outspoken with his attacks on Manchin over the spending bill. Speaking