Sen. Manchin Pledges to Support GOP Sen. Murkowski’s Re-Election

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said he would endorse GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski for reelection during a joint interview with the Alaska Republican on Politico Playbook’s Deep Dive podcast.

Manchin told the podcast said he would support the Alaska senator “in a heartbeat.” Murkowski said she would “welcome his endorsement.”

“I’ve met a lot of good people in Alaska, they know when they’ve got the real deal. And they see the person that basically is bringing both sides together, trying to look for the best interest,” Manchin said.

“People understand they have a person that understands Alaska and has Alaska in her blood and in every part of her veins and every morsel of her body,” he continued.

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