Manchin Says Further Talks on ‘Build Back Better’ Act Will Start From Scratch

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., told reporters on Thursday that talks over the Biden administration’s “Build Back Better” Act would start ”from scratch” in another blow to the president’s climate and social spending plan, The Hill reported.

”We’re going to start with a clean sheet of paper and start over,” Manchin said. He added that his previous $1.8 trillion offer to the White House was no longer available.

We’ll ”just be starting from scratch,” he said.

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