Joe Manchin Signals He’s Open to Increasing His Reconciliation Bill Limit by $700B

Senator Joe Manchin said Tuesday he isn’t ruling out a budget reconciliation bill higher than his previous $1.5 trillion topline.

Manchin signaled to CNN’s chief congressional correspondent Manu Raju that he’s open to considering a price tag between $1.9 trillion and $2.2 trillion—a figure President Joe Biden reportedly floated to the Democratic caucus last week.

“I’m not ruling anything out,” Manchin told the news organization.

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