For the last several months, Democrat Senator Joe Manchin has sided with Republicans on many issues, which has in return made him one of the very few obstacles standing in President Joe Biden's way of passing some bills.
However, he slummed back into his slimy Democrat ways after he argued that Americans don't need "assault weapons" or a “high capacity automatic weapon.”
Manchin said, “I never thought I had a need for that type of a high-capacity automatic weapon.”
He added, “I like to shoot, I like to go out and hunt. I like to go out sports shooting. I do all of that. But I’ve never felt I needed something of that magnitude.”
Manchin told me that a final deal should include two things: Raising the age to 21 for purchasing semi-automatic weapons and standards for state red flag laws. He's also open to an assault weapons ban. On people needing AR-15s? "I never felt I needed something of that magnitude." pic.twitter.com/GYUlx1Nhkp
— Manu Raju (@mkraju) June 6, 2022
Back in 2012, he said something similar after the attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School: “I don’t know anyone in the sporting or hunting arena that goes out with an assault rifle,” Manchin added, “I don’t know anyone that needs 30 rounds in a clip to go hunting. I mean, these are things that need to be talked about.”
He may be in our corner on some issues, but at the end of the day, he is still a Democrat and cannot be trusted.
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