12/21/2021, 12:43 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Biden, Manchin agreed to continue talks - report

United States President Joe Biden spoke with Senator Joe Manchin after the West Virginia Democrat decided against supporting the administration's major social spending plan, Politico reported citing three people familiar with the conversation.

In the call, which happened on Sunday, the two agreed to continue talks next year in order to get the $1.75 trillion agenda, that passed the House a month ago, through the Senate.

The news comes after the senator confirmed to Fox News on Sunday that he is walking away from talks with the White House.

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