Conservative Billionaire Donor Says He’ll Raise Funds for Democratic Sen. Joe ManchinEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Conservative billionaire Ken Langone has said he will hold a massive fundraising event for Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.). Langone shared the comments during an interview on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Wednesday. “I’m going to have one of the biggest fundraisers I’ve ever had for him,” Langone said during the interview. “He’s special. He’s precious. He’s a great American.” Manchin has become a key player among Democrats who has remained the main holdout vote over the party’s $1.75 trillion Build Back Better spending plan. The moderate Democrat has already successfully helped negotiate the legislation to officially half of its original $3.5 trillion price tag. It has been noted by a nonpartisan organization, however, that it would actually cost $2.4 trillion. Senate Democrats hope to push the revised version of the bill through budget reconciliation to vote on the bill without the need of overcoming a filibuster, a supermajority measure that would require …Read More

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