Joe Manchin is ‘very uncomfortable’ with Biden’s proposed $6T spending spree

Joe Manchin is ‘very uncomfortable’ with Biden’s proposed $6T spending spree


West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin said Wednesday he’s “very uncomfortable” with President Biden’s proposed $6 trillion trio of mammoth early-term spending bills, signaling trouble for the two packages still pending.

The White House on Wednesday unveiled the details of Biden’s $1.8 trillion “American Families Plan.” Democrats in Congress are still writing his $2.3 trillion “American Jobs Plan” — after passing his $1.9 trillion “American Rescue Plan” last month without any Republican votes.

“A lot of money, a lot of money — that makes you very uncomfortable, you’re going to find how you’re going to pay for it, you know?” Manchin told reporter Manu Raju of CNN on Capitol Hill.

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“Are we going to be able to be competitive and be able to pay for what we need as a country? We’ve got to figure out what our needs are and maybe make some adjustments, who knows.”

Manchin can singlehandedly doom or force revisions to Biden’s pending infrastructure and

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