Manchin calls for Dems to ‘hit the pause button’ on $3.5T spending plans

Manchin calls for Dems to ‘hit the pause button’ on $3.5T spending plans

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) said his fellow Democrats should “hit the pause button” on plans to move forward with a sweeping $3.5 trillion social spending package, signaling an uphill battle for party leadership looking to pass a massive bill to address key Biden administration policies. 

The West Virginia centrist Democrat said that the not-yet-finalized legislation — which is expected to include language on changes to climate policy, immigration reform and an expansion of Medicare — isn’t an urgent matter, and stressed his concerns about spending levels while speaking at the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce annual business summit on Wednesday. 

“Hit the pause button,” he said. “Let’s sit back. Let’s see what happens. We have so much on our plate. We really have an awful lot. I think that would be the prudent, wise thing to do.”

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Manchin said while he is supportive of some of the provisions being talked about, he wants to ensure federal funding

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