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Senator Manchin Is Still No On Build Back Better


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Reporting from the end of December, 2021 suggested Senator Joe Manchin (WV-D) stated his support for a billionaire wealth tax in the Build Back Better (BB8) plan. Today, the Washington Post reported his proposals for the spending plan are off the table.

  • The text for the House version is available online.
  • The CBO released a cost estimate based on ten years of spending.
  • The Democratic Party is the majority party in the senate.
  • No Republican has offered support for the BBB plan.
  • All Democrats would need to vote in favor of the legislation for it to pass.
  • Senator Joe Manchin (D) has been signaling for months that he is not interested in BBB.

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