Despite Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) was a hard “no” on the proposed $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill on Sunday, his colleague, Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL), thinks Manchin will vote for the bill when it is at a much lower price tag.
During an appearance on Fox Business Network on Monday, Tuberville told FBN’s Maria Bartiromo, based on his conversations with Manchin, that the West Virginia Democrat will come around to support the legislation pushed by his Democrat colleagues.
“We’ve got 10 million jobs open, eight million people out of a job,” Tuberville said. “That doesn’t add up. Here’s what — here’s what we need to make sure we do. We need to make sure that we watch what goes on with Joe Manchin in terms of the money that he’s going to sign on. Now he’s going to sign this bill. He’s going to sign on. I’ve talked to