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Sanders responds to Manchin's opposition to $3.5 trillion bill

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Sanders responds to Manchin's opposition to $3.5 trillion bill

Sanders responds to Manchin's opposition to $3.5 trillion bill

Sen.

Bernie Sanders (I-VT) defends the proposed $3.5 trillion spending bill after Sen.

Joe Manchin (D-WV) said he’d prefer to see a lower price tag.


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