Democratic Senator Joe Manchin effectively killed Joe Biden’s signature piece of domestic legislation Sunday; saying he will vote “no” on the President’s ‘Build Back Better’ plan as the nation struggles to deal with inflation and the Omicron COVID variant.
“I’ve tried everything humanly possible. I can’t get there. This is a ‘No,’” Manchin told Fox News.
“When you have these things coming at you the way they are right now, I’ve always said this … if I can’t go home and explain it to the people of West Virginia, I can’t vote for it,” he said.
This is breaking news. Check back for updates.