September 19, 2021

Moderate Dem Senator indicates he will not support leftist voting bill

Sens. Joe Manchin (WV-D) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) urged lawmakers Monday to create a bipartisan version of the Voting Right Act rather than supporting the current Democrat-led legislation, virtually destroying any chances of the leftist overhaul passing Congress.

“Congress must come together — just as we have done time and again — to reaffirm our longstanding bipartisan commitment to free, accessible, and secure elections for all,” Manchin and Murkowski wrote, according to the Washington Examiner.

The letter reveals the current legislation lacks the support to pass in the Senate. Manchin previously reported he would not supported the current voting reform law passed by the House.

No Republicans currently support the bill. But many oppose any type of nationalized election law changes.

“I believe it’s unconstitutional. And it represents an effort to try to do through the backdoor what they’re doing to through the front door through S. 1 and H.R. 1,” Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) told The Hill about the bill championed by Democrats.

In the letter, Manchin and  Murkowski explained the re-authorization of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 has long enjoyed bipartisan support and should be passed by the Senate instead of the current For the People Act.

“Protecting Americans’ access to democracy has not been a partisan issue for the past 56 years, and we must not allow it to become one now,” Murkowski and Manchin wrote.

Though an improvement over the current Democrat-fueled measure, the new focus by the two senators remains unlikely to garner significant support.

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3 months ago

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3 months ago

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Stephen Russell (@guest_1261940)
3 months ago

Hooray awesome wheres your allies?

KEITH C RICHARDSON (@guest_1261941)
3 months ago

HR 1 is an immediate threat to what ever is left of our democratic republic. Thank you Joe Manchin for recognizing this disaster piece of legislation.

Susan LINDAUER (@guest_1262201)
Reply to  KEITH C RICHARDSON
3 months ago

No way should we trust ANY Election legislation out of Congress. On January 6 they all lined up to attack Election Integrity & shove voter fraud down our throats.

GunnerO6 (@guest_1261944)
3 months ago

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3 months ago

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3 months ago

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jim (@guest_1261970)
Reply to  Jon
3 months ago

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Wally (@guest_1261951)
3 months ago

A real American “Joe Manchin” Very refreshing to see someone in the Dem party stand for what is right.
A real American.
Thank you Joe!!!

Roberta King (@guest_1262652)
Reply to  Wally
3 months ago

Its so refreshing to see a dem who actually thinks for themself! Most are too lazy or stupid! Like a bunch of lemmings following their brainless leader!

Joyce D McMillian (@guest_1261958)
3 months ago

Thank you Joe Manchin. A true American.

James Diehl (@guest_1261963)
3 months ago

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3 months ago

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Sharon C King (@guest_1261988)
3 months ago

Thank you Joe & Lisa 🙂
Wish there were more like YOU that understand integrity, honesty and transparency!

Rich B (@guest_1261993)
3 months ago

I mean with the amount of 6 year old’s and 130 year old’s,Dead People,non existent people and flat out illegal voting people in the last election! Well I have no clue as to why? On earth the libbertards now think they need even more illegal votes made legal in the next election! I mean they will just make more voters as the need arises as I see it.

Stonemermaid (@guest_1262003)
3 months ago

God bless The Two MnM Senators. Thank you for being true Americans. Please keep protecting our freedom of speech and the necessasity of open discussion and conversation. God bless us all and may we truly love one another.

Rhoda (@guest_1262005)
3 months ago

It’s about time they took a stand and did what was right.

Patriot (@guest_1262007)
3 months ago

Manchin is a brave man to go against those two Marxist Pelosi and Schumer. Its nice to know at least one Democrat still supports our great country

larry ossler (@guest_1262138)
3 months ago

Does any intelligent person believe the dem’s did not cheat in the 2020 election? Or maybe you do not care and love communism—sad for all the sickos backing the commies here in America—prayers needed !!!

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3 months ago

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