Since Joe Manchin announced his plan to retire from the Senate, Democrats have been worried about him running as a third-party candidate against Joe Biden.
After saying that he would “absolutely” consider making a presidential run during an interview last week, there has been anxiety among Democratic senators who warn that Manchin would make a big mistake if he challenges President Biden.
In an interview with @MeetThePress’ @kwelkernbc, Sen. Joe Manchin says he ‘absolutely’ would consider a presidential run — and that first he has to explore whether there’s an appetite among voters for a moderate candidate like him. pic.twitter.com/pdgBsohJg9
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) November 16, 2023
From The Hill:
Democratic lawmakers say that if Manchin runs for president as an independent, it will