GOP Feels Betrayed

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) agreed on a major tax  

The announcement of the deal, which would raise $739 billion in new tax revenue, fund an array of new climate...

It was even more surprising because just two weeks before, Schumer and Manchin’s talks fell apart in a dramatic...

Manchin admitted Thursday morning that he and Schumer lost their tempers in a heated discussion on July 14...

“He said, ‘You’re walking, you’re not going to do this or that,’” Manchin recalled. “I said, ‘Chuck, I’m not walking...

Manchin said the talks collapsed because of his reluctance to enact a big tax and climate bill after the Bureau of Labor...

Manchin said he bumped into Schumer again the following Monday and their tempers had cooled at that point. 

They finally agreed on Tuesday night. They knew they had to announce the package on Wednesday if they wanted...