January 26, 2022

Manchin, Sinema back filibuster, derailing Democrats’ ‘nuclear option’ push for election bills

Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here’s what you need to know as you start your day … Manchin, Sinema back filibuster, derailing Democrats’ ‘nuclear option’ push for election bills Democrats’ attempt to use a “nuclear option” to get around the filibuster for two major elections bills failed Wednesday after Sens. Joe Manchin and […]

Manchin: We Already Have Laws to Ensure People Have Voting Rights, Voter Obstruction Is ‘Not Going to Happen’

While speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) stated that there are already laws and rules in place to ensure people “have the right to vote. We have that.” And even though people “act like we’re going to obstruct people from voting. That’s not going to happen.” Manchin was asked, “There are a…

Maxine Waters: Manchin, Sinema ‘Don’t Care’ About Black People

Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) said Sunday on MSNBC that Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) did not “care” about black people. According to Waters, they were unwilling to ditch the filibuster to pass voting legislation. We have two Democrats, Manchin and Sinema, and they are holding up the Democratic agenda. They have decided that they…

Manchin, Sinema to meet with Biden to discuss stalled election bills

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Senators Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., visited the White House Thursday evening amid a debate over changes to the filibuster and a stall in the Democrats‘ efforts to pass legislation that would increase the federal role in elections. Both Manchin and Sinema, who met with […]

Joe Manchin Kills Biden Agenda Again: Build Back Better Is Deader Than Ever

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) has once again killed President Biden’s “Build Back Better” agenda, telling reporters on Tuesday that it’s deader than ever. While the establishment media reported Sunday from two confirmed sources that Manchin was resuming negotiations on Biden’s $1.9 trillion reconciliation package, the West Virginia senior told reporters the massive tax and spend plan…

Report: Joe Manchin Resumes Negotiations on Build Back Better

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) has reportedly resumed negotiations with the White House on President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better” agenda after essentially torpedoing it before the Christmas break. According to Axios, sources confirmed that the senator has reportedly engaged with the White House “on the climate and child care provisions” in the president’s signature piece…

Pelosi eyes vote early next year after Manchin's major blow to Build Back Better

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi may have an ambitious New Year’s resolution: revive President Biden’s Build Back Better plan that was dealt a major blow on Sunday after Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., announced on “Fox News Sunday” that he is a “no” on the social spending bill…

McConnell on Manchin Switching Parties: ‘We Would Love to Have Him on Our Team’

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), who only needs to pick up one seat to be in the majority, said he would love to have Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) switch political parties, adding that he would be more comfortable as a Republican. “Obviously, we would love to have him on our team… I think…

Manchin calls election results a ‘wake up call,’ acknowledges impact of Biden agenda

Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here’s what you need to know as you start your day Manchin calls Tuesday’s election results a ‘wake up call,’ considers impact on Biden agendaSen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., spoke with Fox News’ Bret Baier Wednesday on “Special Report” about the implications of the Virginia gubernatorial election as […]

Facts Matter (Dec. 17): FDA Issues New Vaccine Warning; CDC Panel Advises Against Johnson Vaccine

The CDC’s advisory panel on vaccines just got together and had a very important meeting regarding serious adverse reactions that people have been experiencing after taking the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. And after several hours of combing through research, they unanimously voted to not recommend the Johnson shot to the general public. Meanwhile, earlier this…

Queenslanders Added to 2032 Olympic Games Committee

Titans club chairwoman Rebecca Frizelle leaves with NRL Chief Executive Dave Smith after a Gold Coast Titans NRL press conference at the Titans Headquarters on the Gold Coast, Australia, on Feb. 24, 2015. (Matt Roberts/Getty Images) Sports administrators from the Australian state of Queensland, Tracy Stockwell and Rebecca Frizelle, will join the organising committee for…

Busy Bodies [Episode 13]

Now that we are at the end of this season of busy bodies, we hope you have enjoyed learning about the many fitness programs on offer. Perhaps this series has encouraged you to pick an activity that you particularly like. The next question is, will you be able to commit it long enough for you…

The History Tour: O’Reilly Interviews Trump

On Dec. 11, former President Donald Trump premiered his first city stop on “The History Tour,” a dialogue conducted by Bill O’Reilly. This presentation highlighted many unknown things about the Trump presidency in a raw format that was both entertaining and highly revealing about the inner workings of his administration and leadership style. Hosted by…

Pressley Accuses Manchin Of Showing ‘Contempt’ For The American People After Opposing Spending Bill

Democratic Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley expressed her frustration with the stalemate of President Joe Biden’s progressive Build Back Better agenda on ‘State of the Union with Jake Tapper’ on Sunday.Laying the blame firmly on Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin’s shoulders, Pressley stated, “We cannot allow one lone senator from West Virginia to obstruct the…

Jan. 6 Panel Recommends House Vote on Mark Meadows Being Held in Contempt of Congress

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol breach voted 9-0 on Monday to recommend that former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows be held in contempt of Congress, following up on a threat to do so last week over his refusal to cooperate with their probe. Meadows last week said he would not appear for a…

Biden And Manchin Speak With Build Back Better On The Ropes

President Joe Biden spoke with Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin about his Build Back Better agenda on Monday afternoon as the deadline to pass the legislation before year’s end creeps closer.White House deputy press secretary Andrew Bates offered a bare readout of the phone call between Biden and Manchin, saying that it was “good”…

Brooks: Other Dem Moderates Are ‘Hiding Behind’ Sinema and Manchin and Are Worried about Spending

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks said that he thinks there are other moderates in the Democratic Party who are “hiding behind” Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and “there are moderates in the Democratic Party who probably worry about the spending.” Brooks said, “Well, it’s a 50/50 Senate. And I think…

Report: Sen. Joe Manchin Could Delay Biden’s Build Back Better Bill Until Next Year

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) may decide to delay President Joe Biden’s $1.75 trillion Build Back Better agenda until next year, according to a report by Axios released on Wednesday. The increasing rate of inflation likely contributes to Manchin’s reported desire to push the massive spending bill onto 2022’s legislative calendar. According to Axios, “Red-hot inflation data…

Sen. Manchin harassed by “weed-smoking millennials” | American Agenda on Newsmax

Senator Joe Manchin, a Democrat holdout on massive spending bills being weighed in Congress, was attacked and restricted by ‘demonstrators’ who disagree with his stance on the bills. Newsmax’s American Agenda panel reacts. Watch Newsmax on Directv 349, Xfinity 1115, Dish 216, Spectrum (see channels), Cox, Optimum, U-Verse 1120, FiOS 615, Suddenlink, CenturyLink 1209, Mediacom […]

Report: Joe Manchin Reveals Democrats Will Likely Miss Reconciliation’s Halloween Deadline

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) on Monday told reporters Democrats will likely miss the Halloween deadline for passing the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package. “There is an awful lot going on. I don’t know how that would happen,” Manchin said in relation to the reconciliation package. Manchin also suggested Democrats should have a “meeting of the minds.”   Manchin did meet with socialist…

REPORT: Manchin Demands An Income Cap For Biden’s Child Tax Credit Program

Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin said the White House must include a work requirement and family income cap at $60,000 if President Joe Biden wants the child tax credit expansion to pass, Axios reported Sunday.Democrats are pushing to expand monthly child tax credits permanently as part of their spending package despite little public support.…

Report: Joe Manchin Pushes for ‘Strategic Pause’ for $3.5 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Until Next Year

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) said that President Joe Biden and the Democrat-led Congress should take a “strategic pause” from the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill, according to Axios. Manchin reportedly told workers at a Procter & Gamble facility in Martinsburg, West Virginia, that he wanted to pause all negotiations on the $3.5 trillion bill until…

Report: Biden Failed to Persuade Joe Manchin to Support $3.5 Trillion Spending Bill

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) will reportedly still not support Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion reconciliation package for the time being, despite the president’s efforts to persuade him, according to Axios. On Wednesday, sources told Axios that President Joe Biden reportedly hosted Manchin for a meeting at the White House where he failed to persuade the senator…

Manchin Says Ocasio-Cortez Attacks ‘Just Awful’ –

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) was using “awful” words that ‘”divide’” while denying that he is beholden to Exxon and other fossil fuel lobbyists. Partial transcript as follows: BASH: I’m sure you have heard your fellow Democrat Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said this about you…

‘I Can’t Imagine A Carveout’: Manchin Blows Up The Possibility Of A One-Time Suspension Of Filibuster For Voting Rights

Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin threw cold water on the idea that he might support a one-time suspension of the filibuster to pass voting reform legislation. Manchin told CNN anchor Jake Tapper that he did not see a path forward for what some advocates are calling a “carveout” — a special exception to the…

Joe Manchin Booed by Democrat Senators for Raising Concerns over ‘Infrastructure’ Expense

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) was reportedly booed Thursday by Democrat Senators for raising concerns about the expense of the $3.5 trillion “infrastructure” price tag. “One source described the West Virginian as being ‘jokingly booed’ by the other senators, but another source in the room did not see it that way,” Politico Playbook reported. “Tensions are torquing up…

‘Bad Politics’: John King Says White House Needs To ‘Smooth Some Feathers’ After Kamala Harris Undercuts Joe Manchin

CNN’s John King criticized the White House on Monday over its undercutting of West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin after Vice President Kamala Harris gave an interview to a local TV station in his home state without notifying him. King appeared alongside host Anderson Cooper and White House correspondent Kaitlan Collins on “Anderson Cooper 360”…

‘No One Called Me’: Joe Manchin Is Not Happy About Kamala Harris’ Interview With West Virginia TV Station

Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin appeared to be unpleased with an interview Vice President Kamala Harris gave to a local TV network in West Virginia, claiming the White House never notified him. Manchin, a key swing vote for Democrats’ fragile majority in the Senate, told NBC affiliate WSAZ on Friday that the vice president’s…

Manchin on Court-Packing: ‘We’ve Proven That Doesn’t Work’

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) on Monday voiced his concern with Democrats packing the Supreme Court in response to Republicans nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the court in the final year of President Donald Trump’s first term. Manchin argued on “MSNBC Live” that if Democrats retaliate by packing the court, Republicans will do the same…

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