March 27, 2015

Manchin Statement in Support of Senator Chuck Schumer for Democratic Leader

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) today issued the following statement in support of Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) for Democratic leader:

“Chuck Schumer has been a dear friend since my first days in the United States Senate. He is a leader who values loyalty and builds friendships with all of his colleagues. He has proven that he can work with moderate and progressive Members of the Democratic Caucus, and importantly, with Republican Members from across the aisle. He also shares my values and priorities in ensuring middle class Americans are able to succeed in our country. I have complete confidence that Chuck Schumer will be a tremendous leader of our party, and he has my full support.”