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Joe Manchin’s opposition to party-line infrastructure bill may derail early Democratic efforts to capitalize on Biden stimulus

Joe Manchin

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Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia said he would not support an infrastructure bill that Republican support, a potential blow to early Democratic efforts to capitalize on the passage of $1.9 trillion stimulus bill.

In an “Axios on HBO” interview on Sunday, Manchin — a moderate Democrat who opposed a minimum wage increase in the stimulus bill — said Democrats needed to work more with Republicans. Nevertheless, Manchin voted with the rest of his party to pass the package almost entirely intact, and President Joe Biden is set to sign the bill within details ⇒

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