Democrat Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia seems to be struggling with ways to make his vote against the GOP tax bill look good. He is trying to have it both ways. It is hard to justify voting against a bill that will put more money in your constituents paychecks every week. I do not think that he can put enough spin on this ball. Here are his efforts, when confronted.
As Written and Reported by Guy Benson for Townhall:
Of course it will, Joe. More than 80 percent of Americans will get a tax cut next year under the new law, with nearly as many taxpayers enjoying relief through at least 2026 (and very likely beyond). Of the plan’s tiny handful of ‘losers’ (less than five percent), most are high-income earners living in high-tax states who itemize their deductions — as opposed to taking the now-doubled standard deduction, as 70 percent of filers currently