December 02, 2016

Manchin in the middle | Washington Examiner

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Joe Manchin said not a day goes by that someone doesn't ask him if he wants to switch from Democrat to Republican.

Every day? "Every day," he answers.

From colleagues in Washington to Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the senior U.S. senator from the Mountaineer State is persistently but politely nudged to make the leap.

Has he ever considered it? "Not one day," he said.