Manchin rejects climate, tax elements of party-line Dem bill

“[West Virginia Democrat Senator] Joe Manchin on Thursday rejected Senate Democrats’ proposed energy and climate investments, as well as their goals of increasing taxes on the wealthy and large corporations, according to a Democrat briefed on the discussions. … Manchin’s rejection at the meeting [with Majority Leader Chuck Schumer] blew up weeks of discussions over a larger legislative package.”

Originally published here by Politico on 14 July 2022.

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