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Trump Blasts Manchin in WV

The president hit the vulnerable Democratic senator in a trip to a state he won by 40-plus points.

By NTK Staff | 04.05.2018 @2:53pm

President Trump hit Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), while in the senator’s home state on Thursday, for his alleged fealty to the Democratic Party, criticizing his votes against the president’s agenda.

“Your taxes went down,” he told the crowd, citing GOP tax reform efforts.

“The Democrats have a problem. If you look at your senator, he voted against [tax cuts] – Joe,” Trump said.

The crowd booed the mention of Manchin.

“I thought he would be helpful because he talks, grabs me, I grab him, says hello,” he began. “But [Manchin] votes against everything, and he voted against our tax cuts.”

The president also attacked Manchin’s votes against efforts to repeal Obamacare.

“He does other things I don’t like, I’ll be honest with you. You’re going to have a chance to get a senator that’s going to vote our program, that’s going to help you,” he added. “And you’re not getting that help now.”

The president later criticized Manchin for supporting Democrats’ lax immigration policies. You can view his full comments here.

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