Joe Manchin’s 180

CQ Budget, Ep. 251

Sen. Joe Manchin III announced a surprise agreement this week to add climate and tax provisions to a reconciliation package  the West Virginia Democrat had previously shunned. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Sen. Joe Manchin III announced a surprise agreement this week to add climate and tax provisions to a reconciliation package the West Virginia Democrat had previously shunned. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Posted July 29, 2022 at 1:43pm

A surprise change of heart from West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin III put a revamped “Build Back Better” plan back on the table. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman, Lindsey McPherson and Laura Weiss examine the twist of fate and the challenges awaiting Democrats in trying to pass the measure. They also discuss microchip and veterans benefits legislation and the latest on appropriations.

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