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INTERVIEW: Joe Manchin says he's 'very much concerned' about inflation and the national debt. He's not committing to Democrats' $3.5 trillion spending plan yet

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia says he hasn't decided whether to back the $3.5 trillion price tag of a planned Democratic-only spending package, a major priority of President Joe Biden's.
The key Democratic moderate said in a Friday interview that several factors would weigh into his decision, among them the increasing cost of goods and the nation's growing debt pile. The price of gasoline, used cars, trucks, and other services has shot up as the economy started reopening and run into various crimps in supply chains.
"I'm very much concerned about inflation in our...
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