Manchin, a centrist senator who sometimes frustrates his Democratic colleagues in opposing legislation favored by the liberal wing of the party, instead touted his ability to work with members across the aisle.
“I’m not making those choices or decisions on that. I’m going to work with whatever I have. I’ve always said that. I think the Democrats have great candidates that are running. They’re good people I’ve worked with. And I have a tremendous amount of respect and friendship with my Republican