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New York Times shocked Manchin still opposes massive spending amid soaring inflation

The New York Times appeared shocked that Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is still opposed to massive spending amid soaring inflation in a panicked Friday report.

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In addition to raising concerns about inflation and the national debt, Manchin had previously expressed an openness to reforming the tax code, a stance that appeared to have changed, according to the Times. “Democrats who worked hard to secure Mr. Manchin’s support were taken aback… But for those who had championed the climate and energy provisions, it was particularly devastating.”

In her column for The Gray Lady, she stated that “In response to Manchin’s decision, “many people were enraged.”

In their critiques, they accused him of frustrating the talks by watering down an agreement that would have reduced emissions significantly and by including fossil fuel projects that go against climate change goals. House aides say Mr. Manchin was working to include approval for offshore oil and gas leasing and permitting for a fossil fuel project in his state in the final days of negotiations, which reduced the clean energy tax breaks “As noted by the Times,

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Reports in the New York Times indicate that only 1 percent of young voters “strongly approve” of President Obama, a finding that the newspaper attributes to “young voters fed up with Biden.”

According to a non-profit group executive quoted in the anti-Manchin report, “There truly aren’t words, at least words that are suitable for printing in The New York Times, for how appalled and outraged we are.”

On Friday morning, CNN and MSNBC both blasted Manchin for his remarks.

Jason Donner and Brie Stimson of Fox News have contributed to this report.

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