Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) will vote against President Joe Biden’s proposed gas tax holiday, the lawmaker’s office told WOWK 13 News on Wednesday.
Sen. Joe Manchin’s office confirms he will vote NO on President Biden’s proposed federal gas tax holiday! @WOWK13News @WVTonight pic.twitter.com/u3YpMGcNn2
The development comes after Manchin told ABC News that he has a variety of worries regarding the plan.
“I’m not a yes right now, that’s for sure,” the Virginia Democrat stated.
“Now, to do that and put another hole into the budget is something that is very concerning to me, and people need to understand that 18 cents is not going to be straight across the board — it never has been that you’ll see in 18 cents exactly penny-for-penny come off of that price,” he added.
Earlier Wednesday, Biden urged Congress to suspend federal gas taxes through the end of September as his administration struggles to fight sky… (Read more)