Posted originally on the conservative tree house on September 30, 2021 | Sundance | 11 Comments
Watch the media jackels go nuts during this press gaggle as Senator Joe Manchin announces he will not support the $3.5 trillion “human infrastructure” spending bill, effectively crushing the AOC caucus hopes of extreme progressive victory. Previously unknown, in July of this year, Joe Manchin and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer came to an agreement to start debate on the budget reconciliation “no earlier than October 1, 2021,” with a topline of $1.5 trillion, according to a copy of the agreement obtained by POLITICO.
With Manchin sticking to his previous statements to Chuck Schumer, the media have devolved into a high school clique where wokeness and progressive bona-fides determine the social strata of each journalist. When Manchin announced he would not support, and effectively negotiation was over, the 50 media present attacked the senator like mini-AOC piranhas. Eventually Manchin had to just tell them “hey look, I’m not a progressive”… and yet they continued. WATCH:
(Politico) […] The discussions come as President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda teeters, with the fate of the bipartisan physical infrastructure package unclear in the House and moderates like Manchin and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) still engaging in negotiations with the White House over the social spending plan. (read more)