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Joe Manchin campaign gets big donations from corporations, executives


Senator Joe Manchin is a Democrat from West Virginia and the chairman of Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. He speaks in a hearing held on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

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According to a CNBC analysis, Sen. Joe Manchin raised almost $300,000.00 from executives and corporate political committees days after he said he would not support President Joe Biden’s $1.75 Trillion climate and social spending plan.

His campaign received donations from some of his former executives, as well as other Republican leaders’ operations including that of President Donald Trump.

Manchin’s re-election bid is open in 2024. The campaign raised over $1.5million in the fourth quarter. This left him with more than $6 million cash on the table. Manchin’s campaign never received that much funding in the October-December quarter. according to a campaign finance expert.

Manchin made Manchin the first to announce that more than $280,000 had been raised by corporate PACs. Fox News on Dec. 19Biden’s spending bill that is commonly known as Build Back better, he said he wouldn’t support it.

Manchin (West Virginia representative) is an important vote in the Senate. It is divided 50-50 between the two political parties. This has allowed him to attract special interests and business leaders who want to lobby for his political operations. groups.

After he announced last month that he wouldn’t vote for Biden’s Build back Better plan, records reveal that his campaign received donations from many companies, including Meta, CVS Health and Lowe’s. These donations were between $1,500 and $5,000.

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Manchin received contributions individually from top executives, after effectively blocking Build Back Better. Manchin’s PAC was also given by the billionaire, called Country Roads.Langone was a supporter of Trump’s 2016 campaign and has endorsed many former Presidents’ economic policies.

Richard LeFrak is a real estate magnate who has mostly given to Trump and Republican candidates’ campaigns. In fact, he gave $5800 to Manchin after he opposed The Build Back Better Act. Harrison LeFrak and James LeFrak are both big-money donors to Republicans and Democrats. Together, they donated over $10,000 for Manchin’s campaign.

David Fischer, Trump’s donor, was also the former ambassador to Morocco for Trump. On Dec. 20, Fischer gave Manchin $5 800. Another donor who has contributed funds to the GOP’s reelection efforts late last year is John Cushman III. He also gave $5,800 to Manchin.

One month beforeLangone was grateful for his efforts to Manchin’s operations. Langone paid tribute live. CNBC. Langone said that he planned to hold a large-scale fundraising event for the conservative Democrat.

“I don’t believe there is any leadership position in this nation.” Langone stated that Joe Manchin was a blessing. He said, “I am going to have the largest fundraiser I’ve ever held for him.” He’s special. He’s precious. He’s an American great,” he said.

Reps from Manchin didn’t respond to emails seeking comments.