Congress Budget

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., center, speaks to reporters as he leaves a private meeting Sept. 30 with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., and White House officials on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Remember the media cheers for Sen. John McCain when he stopped the effort to repeal Obamacare? McCain was a Republican frustrating a Republican policy goal, which was enough to earn the highest praise in some media circles. “It was a stunning moment,” The New York Times reported, “a flash of the maverick John McCain, unafraid of going his own way despite the pleas of his fellow Republicans.”

That was four years ago, and Donald Trump was president. Fast-forward to today, with Joe Biden in the White House and Democrats desperately trying to pass a massive spending bill that has been compared to legislation from the New Deal and Great Society. Another Arizona senator, Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, along with fellow Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia, has so far refused to support her party’s signature initiative.

Byron York is chief political correspondent for the Washington Examiner. Contact him at byork@washingtonexaminer.com.

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Father of Six

As always...if it weren't for double standards democrats and their media partners would have no standards. 11/8/22

PJBM626

Soros is behind this typical left wing thug attempt to force, intimidate elected Senators to not represent their states but get in line with Soros socialist agenda. He will no doubt benefit from dems pork due to being big donor. Biden throw them under the bus when asked by a reporter. Instead of condemning this thug action , he said it’s part of the process

If repubs did this , or made a statement like mentally unfit joe, the facts and dem media would be going crazy calling out far right subversion

But they will not attack joe Biden. Doesn’t matter, folks don’t listen to the facts or dem media. As much as they try to protect him and not report the truth, Biden poll numbers are crashing. Also mid terms are looking disastrous for dems. So be prepared for the facts and dem media to crank up dem talking points

natives5

Sienna is a maverick while Cheney was a traitor for standing up for what she believed in?!? Sure Byron. PBJM this is what logically people call propaganda from the right. See The Facta does present both sides.

natives5

My spell check does not like Sinema either right now…haha.

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