Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., ripped Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., for bashing Republicans after the Senate passed a bill to raise the nation’s debt ceiling through early December.
Schumer had made his comments in a speech on the Senate floor Thursday.
“Republicans played a dangerous and risky partisan game, and I am glad that their brinksmanship did not work,” Schumer said, according to multiple news outlets.
“For the good of America’s families, for the good of our economy, Republicans must recognize in the future that they should approach fixing the debt limit in a bipartisan way,” The Washington Post quoted Schumer.
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