According to a new report, Senator Joe Manchin is threatening to leave the Democratic Party.
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., has told the White House he opposes the clean electricity program, according to sources, and Manchin’s vote is key to the bill passing. The Morning Joe panel discusses.
A U.S. Navy nuclear engineer and his wife have been charged with selling secret information about nuclear submarines to an undercover FBI agent who posed as an operative for a foreign country, the Justice Department said on Sunday. Jonathan Toebbe and his wife, Diana, were arrested on Saturday in West Virginia and charged with violatingContinue reading “U.S. Navy engineer, wife charged with selling submarine secrets”
On the tape, made in a Greenpeace sting, he described working with “shadow groups” to fight climate science, and detailed efforts to weaken President Biden’s proposals to burn less oil. The veteran oil-industry lobbyist was told he was meeting with a recruiter. But the video call, which was secretly recorded, was part of an elaborateContinue reading “In Video, Exxon Lobbyist Describes Efforts to Undercut Climate Action”
The progressive senator signals that dispute over funding for a bipartisan compromise remains major obstacle. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., drew his red lines on how to pay for a potential infrastructure compromise bill Sunday, as Democratic progressives continue to hesitate over joining the bipartisan deal on one of President Joe Biden’s biggest legislative priorities. Twenty-one senators, includingContinue reading “Sanders says no to gas taxes, electric vehicle fees to fund infrastructure deal”
In her appearance on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez brought up a massive story in The Intercept that revealed just how corrupt Joe Manchin, and politics in D.C. generally, is.
“This is a moral issue, a constitutional issue, and we’re gonna stand and fight against it—even if we gotta go to jail.” Rev. Dr. William Barber II said late Monday that West Virginians are prepared to stage non-violent sit-ins at Sen. Joe Manchin’s office to protest the Democratic lawmaker’s ongoing obstruction of key voting rights legislation,Continue reading “Rev. Barber Says West Virginians Are Ready for ‘Non-Violent Sit-Ins’ Against Manchin for Abetting GOP Voter Suppression”
U.S. Chamber of Commerce sure loves Joe Manchin. Is that why his op-ed on voting bill echoed their talking points? Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat famous for his vow to maintain the Senate filibuster and thereby scuttle much of President Biden’s agenda, recently published an op-ed opposing the For the People Act, Democrats’Continue reading “Joe Manchin’s “highly suspicious” reversal on voting bill follows donation from corporate lobby”
“Manchin’s positions are wrong, constitutionally inconsistent, historically inaccurate, morally indefensible, economically insane, and politically unacceptable,” said the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II. Outraged by Joe Manchin’s obstruction of Democratic efforts to protect and expand voting rights and end the Senate filibuster, the faith-led Poor People’s Campaign has announced it will lead a Moral Monday demonstrationContinue reading “‘We Are Coming’: Poor People’s Campaign to March Against Manchin Obstructionism in West Virginia”