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Biden Touts Compromise Deal After Sens. Manchin and Sinema Reject Build Back Better Agenda

HeadlineOct 21, 2021

Senator Manchin on Wednesday dismissed a report published by Mother Jones that claimed the West Virginian was considering dropping out of the Democratic Party, calling the report “bullshit.” On Wednesday, the White House signaled President Biden was removing many of his top legislative priorities from the Build Back Better Act and would offer a massively slimmed-down bill amid opposition from Republicans and Democratic Senators Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema. Despite the cuts, President Biden touted his plan during a trip to Scranton, Pennsylvania, Wednesday.

President Joe Biden: “You all never believed, from the beginning, I’d ever get anything done. I think we’ll get a deal.”

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