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Manchin on HEROES Act: ‘Can’t Cure All of the Social Needs’ in a Pandemic Bill

During an interview with the “Fox News Rundown” podcast released on Wednesday, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) criticized the HEROES Act, the $3 trillion coronavirus legislation passed by House Democrats back in May, by stating that he doesn’t “support that amount that they’re putting towards different areas,” and arguing that while there are needs, “you can’t cure all of the social needs within a pandemic bill or a health cri

CHARLESTON, WV - NOVEMBER 06: Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) celebrates at his election day victory party at the Embassy Suites on November 6, 2018 in Charleston, West Virginia. Manchin won his second full Senate term after he defeated West Virginia Republican Senate Candidate Patrick Morrisey. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Pelosi: We’ll ‘Make Sure’ Vote by Mail, Postal Service Funding ‘Prevail’ in Coronavirus Bill Negotiations

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that coronavirus tests, tracing, and treatment, funding for state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, direct payments and unemployment insurance, OSHA standards, funding for the Postal Service, vote by mail, and SNAP benefits are the “seven hills of Rome,” that House Democrats are “there to make sure prevail when we go to the table for negotiation” on the next coronavirus aide packag

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Brooks: House Coronavirus Bill ‘a Political Ploy’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that while states need more money, the House Democrats’ coronavirus relief bill is just “a political poster” and “a political ploy.” Brooks stated, “It’s a political ploy. I think it’s a

David Brooks on 2/19/16 "PBS NewsHour"