Manchin warns Biden's infrastructure bill is in trouble over corporate tax hikes

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Sen. Joe Manchin, an influential centrist Democrat, warned Monday that the Biden administration's massive infrastructure package can't pass in its current form because he and a handful of other Senate Democrats believe the corporate tax hikes proposed in the bill -- designed to offset its costs -- are too steep.
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"As the bill exists today, it needs to be changed," he told West Virginia Metro News host Hoppy Kercheval in a radio interview when asked if he supported or opposed President Joe Biden's $2.25 trillion proposal.

Manchin said he is against raising the current 21% corporate tax rate -- which was put in place by the 2017 tax overhaul under the…
Ted Barrett and Nicky Robertson, CNN
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