Senator Joe Manchin (D - West Virginia) addresses supporters outside the U.S. Capitol. Photo: Senate Democrats via Wikimedia Commons.

Via TTN:

On Wednesday, it was reported that Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) has caved on Green New Deal policies that include a tax hike — one of the pieces of Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better.” agenda.

The Daily Wire reports:

The Democratic senators agreed to a spending package titled the “Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.” The bill proposes to increase taxes on billion-dollar companies, spend $369 billion on climate and energy programs, and extend health care subsidies for Affordable Care Act users for three more years, according to The Wall Street Journal.

In recent weeks, Manchin shot down Democrat attempts at pushing through Biden’s agenda, and reportedly told Democratic leaders he would “unequivocally” refuse to support legislation related to climate change and tax increases.

Now, the West Virginia senator claims reconciling with Democrats on this package will help the country fight inflation.

“We must be honest about the economic reality America now faces if we want to avoid fanning the flames of inflation,” Manchin said in a statement Wednesday. “At its core, the purpose of reconciliation is to get our economic and financial house in order. Contrary to foolish talk otherwise, America cannot spend its way out of debt or out of inflation.”

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joe biden
joe biden
21 days ago

I thought Manchin was a stand up guy. Manchin is 2 faced CS. FU Manchin

typicalwhiteguy
typicalwhiteguy
21 days ago

Never trusted this rat. He’s in it for himself and to hell with the country. He was able to fool many on the right who viewed him as the only one who could derail the demonrat insanity. Now he has shown his true colors. He’s one of them. Anybody still trust this a$$hole? He’s laughing all the way to the bank. Chuck U. and Joebama bought him off.

Gene Ralno
Gene Ralno
21 days ago

I never thought I’d witness such destruction of our nation from within the government itself. I’ve concluded that democrat voters have become so heavily dependent on federally distributed money that they’re willing to sacrifice two centuries of growth and prosperity to keep it. They must be too ignorant to know the coffers are empty and the nation is on the verge of total collapse. Looks like millions will suffer and perhaps die for their political leanings.

Car
Car
21 days ago

Green new Deal is a way for Americans to suffer as they haven’t in their whole lifetime. New generations will never have a chance to have a little taste of the American dream. Massive amounts of our taxes will be spent, not on what you want from your hard work, but for useless future crap.China is building record amounts of coal burning plants.Others are following China’s lead. Our suffering is useless and stupid.

Jawad
Jawad
21 days ago

The Green New Deal is an unprecedented catastrophe for this nation. And the Russians are lecturing us how we have turned high Government offices into a carnival of hexacolored ‘rainbow’ flags*, a LGBTQ freak show. Beam me up, Scotty! Let’s move on to the next galaxy.

  • Please NOTE: a genuine rainbow has SEVEN colors.
Rick
Rick
21 days ago

Sanity has left the planet. It is like half the people have lost their minds and went totally stupid. I don’t see the republican’s doing anything to fight against this insanity either. How can so many people just up and turn stupid? I thought Trump was different but he is still pushing the poison poke. They have all been either threatened or bought or both. It is so sad to see our country being destroyed. Our children and grandkids will be slaves to this NWO if it is not stopped. Klaus Schwab of the WEF says you will eat Z bugs and own nothing, and be totally controlled in every way, and you will be happy. Will you be happy?

Gardener Fixer
Gardener Fixer
21 days ago

Finally we can get corporations to pay their fair share of taxes, some pay none, since Trumps trillion dollar tax cut for businesses.  At least all of us saw our taxes go down, almost like getting a stimulus check every year since 2017.  The extreme weather has me paying for California’s wildfires and Kentucky’s floods through my insurance.   Anything that reduces my drug/health costs is good.   But this ain’t going to solve inflation.

Pissed Off American
Pissed Off American
4 days ago
Reply to  Gardener Fixer

Keep dreaming on the corporations paying anything expect lip service to give you that warm and fuzzy feeling. It looks good in the news, but they make so many ways to get around it that it never happens. My shop insurance kept going up every year and company kept Raising the rates and adding BS to never pay for anything. Insurance $8,000.00-year, $5,000.00 deductible. But wouldn’t cover anything unless it was all in one claim. I finally told them to cancel it and they freaked out trying to keep me on the string. I’m almost 70. They kept sending letters for at least a year. For what I paid insurance I could have built new building if they were destroyed. I figure if a storm wiped them out, I would be in them and dead so I wouldn’t care. Insurance is just like Vegas; they know the odds of something happening and it’s in their favor or they use scare tactics.
All my property is paid off and I don’t have to cover it for some Morgage company. I drive older vehicles and use liability only.
Not happening paying $1,000.00 a month on a $100,000.00 pickup of which you lose 25% to drive it off the lot and haven’t even made the first payment. I love my older non computer vehicles I can work on and not having 100 annoying alarms for everything to wipe your ass. No self-driving road toads for me.

Helga
20 days ago

The Dems believe that they can spend us out of inflation! That is completely wrong on so many levels but they just change the wording on problems and pooofff it disappears! If they increase taxes on corporations who do you think will ultimately pay for it! It will be passed on to the consumer and it hurts the lower incomes the most! They must have something on Manchin to get him to agree or he was lying all along!

Bill
Bill
14 days ago

When you’re trapped at the bottom of a hole, you can’t dig your way out! If this wasn’t so dire, it would make s funny sitcom plot.

Pissed Off American
Pissed Off American
4 days ago
Reply to  Bill

The problem is that Americans are the ones at the bottom of that hole that the government id digging for you. But they expect you to fill it in from the top. Good Luck!

Pissed Off American
Pissed Off American
4 days ago

“BUILD BACK BETTER” and “GREEN NEW DEAL” is only going to destroy America and build back better Obiden & druggy son bank accounts. It’s destroying this country while filling corporation bank accounts and reducing you to peasant status. Look up “Things the elites want to do to America by 2050” If that don’t scare nothing will. This why they keep wanting to take your guns so you can’t fight back. I figure the IRS is going to make up crap and confiscate everything you got to pay for all this BS. they keep talking about taking your retirement and saving for the good of the country. Sounds commie to me and why do they
need to arm all those IRS agents unless they figure you’re going to refuse to let them take your property.

Like the clown stated a few years ago. “YOU WILL OWN NOTHING AND BE HAPPY ABOUT IT” SO who decided that for me after I spent all my life building it up. I guess they feel like OBUMMER said “YOU DIDN’T BUILD THAT!” Who the hell did, as I didn’t see them doing it.