What’s lazy here isn’t families who could use the help, but Manchin’s thinking.
Time is running short and the stakes are terribly high.
The “Last Week Tonight” host can’t believe these two obstructionist Democratic senators have turned Biden’s transformative Build Back Better Act into a “shitty game.”
The House progressive leader rejected conservative Democrat Joe Manchin’s demand that the massive reconciliation spending package includes the anti-abortion provision.
Democratic lawmakers would’ve balked at passing both a $1.5 trillion spending bill and a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill in 2016. Now that sum is too small to be taken seriously.
Republicans have barely needed to lift a finger as large portions of Biden’s agenda have been shredded up on Capitol Hill.
The “Late Night” host asked, “How is it acceptable that the guy writing our climate policy personally profits from coal?”