Billionaire Tax Dead On Arrival After Manchin Blasts Proposal Mere Hours After Its Release



Democrats have already nixed a contentious plan to tax the wealth of roughly 700 billionaires, Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA) confirmed Wednesday, after moderate Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) voiced concerns earlier in the day over the proposed provision in President Joe Biden’s spending package.

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  1. …pay for unrealized capital gains. How interesting. Our country is broke and dems through division tactics , pushing a Nazi regime on us. Constitution is ignored and heard ignorance allowing that. You reap what you saw…through elections…for now.

  2. The Democratic party won't be getting anything done as long as Manchin and Senima are the ones making all the decisions. What the Democrats need to do is to make sure that there are more Democrats elected to office in the mid-terms to override these two Democratic fakes. These two would rather play ball with their Republican friends than focus on the American people. That's the only way the Dems will get anything done.

  3. Please have your most pregnant, bloated, ankles overflowing waddling waitress wait on Mr Mansion when he goes for his caviar omelette this weekend at jazz brunch…..let her slow waddle it iver… maybe he will arrive at a yes before she arrives with the cold eggs…

  4. Let's get a group of very pregnant. Gals, Ankles over flowing their sensible service shoes, in waitress garb to go sit outside his door….and or slow waddle his waffles and chicken order over to him …move so slowly it's cold when he bites into it….

  5. COME ON MAN who didnt see this coming those that kept some cash in the states said nope not paying the rest already shipped out of country or phony slush fund bank accounts come on millionaire and billionaire s paying wealth taxes that will be the day demonrats my 4th grader is smarter then whats running this country

  6. STOP THE BILL!!!!! NO MORE SPENDING. The Biden administration is wanting to BANKRUPT this Country. NO MORE SPENDING!!!

  7. Every time something is thrown out of a bill the rich benefit from it and the working class gets screwed. I'm sick of Republican's screwing the working class and I'm of Democrats letting them get away with it.

  8. The philosophy of the rich and the poor is this:The rich invest their money and spend what is left. The poor spend their money and invest what is left ✔👍

  9. Discrimination!!!!
    Want to tax the billionaires !
    Why ??? They pay their taxes.
    Just a form of Discrimination, that’s all this is.
    The whole bill is !!!

  10. A billionaire's tax would give incentive for billionaires to move elsewhere and/or find more ways of not having to pay taxes. Besides, this is not equality. It is punishing the ultra rich for making money and making it a crime to do so. Let's cap politicians. No insider trading for Pelosi, influence peddling for Biden and family, no making tens of millions of dollars for past presidents. Those presidents should have the same money they went into the Presidency with and not owning part of Netflix, or giant "charity foundations".

  11. Only A Billionaire who steps on the little guy to get "RICH" would appose paying taxes! That's why a lot of American Jobs where sold out to Canada, Mexico, China, and other countries over the last 30 years and why we have a Supply Chain Issue!

  12. The theater continues . Manchin allowed to play foil for a government that doesn't want to enact any of these things. Government NOT administration. There are zero billionaires in West Virginia, so Manchin is just the hatchet man to progress of any kind unless its for the extremely rich and powerful. All the moving parts make it see legitimate, but its not. Manchin and others get to move relatively unscathed and wield the power of paralysis. Sadly none of this is surprising. Legislation will never be able to bring the grossly rich and powerful to heel in a plutocracy. We haven't been running democratically in quite some time. If this was to give them more it would have already been done with no concern.

  13. Let's see Nancy's and her husband taxes you know they just bought stocks from inside information they always want someone but them to pay for there bills !!!tax a billionaire and the average taxpayer pays his bill !!!. These politicians buy multiple million dollar home expensive cars send there children to private schools and to college and house them on a salary of 179000 a year ??? Plus there bribes and inside deals maybe they should pay more taxes looks like they got the extra money !!!!

  14. SOCIALISM and COMMUNISM TAKING OVER AMERICA.

    To All Americans Citizens, Government Officials Supreme Court Judges, Congress Senators Governors Mayors Government Agencies Officials,

    JOE BIDEN AND ADMINISTRATIONS OBAMA, KAMALA HARRIS, NANCY PELOSI, CHUCK SCHUMER AND DEMOCRATS OFFICIALS,
    ARE FOLLOWING THE
    CHINA COMMUNISTS , SOCIALISM IDEOLOGY.

    Why the Government Officials are taking so long to Impeach Joe Biden and the Evil Democrats Officials, how many more Americans deaths that will Satisfy the Supreme Court Judges Congress Senators Governors Mayors Government Agencies Officials to take Actions.

    Is about time to Impeachment to Joe Biden.Jail Joe Biden for the rest of his life to show to All Government Officials they are not Expandable.

    More to Come.for All Government Officials, and All Judges who are destroying Americans Citizens Life and Abused of Powers and America.

    Now to All Americans Citizens you will see the Hypocrite of MIA Joe Biden, Kamala Harris,Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Maxim Waters , they are Supporting Joe Biden. to implement Socialism and Communism and to Control
    the Americans People Life just like China Communists Ideology controlling the Chinese Citizens and the Hong Kong People.

  15. Did you honestly think the Millionaires and billionaires got to pay anything no us people making no money pays all the taxes

  16. Sorry I think the rich millions American people need to start paying the taxes also. .the poor and middle class American people been paying the taxes also. ..The American big companies need to start paying the taxes also. ..God bless the poor and middle class American people

  17. We the people have decided to boycott the entire entertainment industry and big corporations. Boycott the media!!The only way to beat this is to boycott the entire entertainment industry and big corporations, they are the ones that are profiting off of this. We need to stop supporting them by spending our hard earn money, which they make double profit because they get bailed out with tax money and we continue to support them, this movement needs to start, ASAP if we could just get ppl to stop working for a week to go and help them protest, while not buying anything at all, just support local businesses, we need as many people as possible, we must hit them in the pockets like they are doing to our fellow Americans but its because of US that they are wealthy and since they are trying to kill the masses we must find out where the Elite live and take them out!!! Now!! Time is being wasted protesting. Boycotting and not supporting these big corporations so they can get the message that we are not to be fucked with, there is no way in hell they are going to touch my children, out for blood, ENOUGH Is ENOUGH. The push back has been activated!!!

  18. If you punch a clock for a living? Like a 180 million people in America, You are paying your fair share.. Millionaire Joe mansion Is a tax dodger along with all the billionaires he's protecting, But Who protects you? These millionaires and billionaires Want you To pick up their tax slack.. Have you working by the hour and keep paying taxes, Every Republican Senator voted just like this Joe mansion.

  19. Manchin's agenda is to make the case that the wealthy are not going to pay higher tax rates or even any taxes at all but willing to raise taxes on the American people instead!

  20. YES THEY SHOULD PAY THERE FAIR SHARE. IF YOU WORK FOR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND RETIRE AND YOU WORK OUTSIDE TO MAKE YOUR 40 QUARTERS ,THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WILL TAKE OUT MONEY FROM YOUR FEDERAL RETIREMENT AND THEN THEY TELL YOU THAT YOU CAN COLLECT IT AT THE SOCIAL SECURITY. THIS IS CALLED THE WINDFALL FOR ALL AMERICANS THAT ARE FEDERAL WORKERS RETIRED AND THEN TRYING TO MAKE ENDS MEET BECAUSE THERE RETIREMENT IS TO SMALL TO PAY THERE MORTGAGE AND NOT ENOUGH TO LIVE WITH THIS HIGH COST OF ECONOMY.
    MAKE THEM PAY MORE.
    THE FEDS HAVE BEEN TAKING $500 EVERY MONTH FOR THE LAST 8YRS AND I HAVE TO WAIT TILL I'M 70 TO COLLECT MY MONEY TO EVEN GET SOMETHING OUT OF THIS.

  21. Manchin is the controlled opposition in the democrats congress, Im sure every member has sighed in relief that they don't have to go hat in hand to explain a tax hike to their bosses on Wall st

  22. Get on arrival is the greatest thing for United States the Democrats aren’t going to put us in bankruptcy

  23. These billionaires are whales in the stock market. If you force them to sell to cover their taxes it hurts regular Americans investing for retirement. Not to mention setting the precedent for a violation of the 4th amendment to tax something before you even know what the hell you could sell it for.

  24. A tax applied to every $100,000 legislators make over their basic salary. A percentage tax for profits made from insider trading.

  25. Who is surprised? We all know who will pay and pay and pay us the 9 to 5ers, the blue dollars all of us who actually have real jobs and WORK for our living. Washington needs a disinfectant get rid of the Gang who eats cake while we scene the empty shelves.

  26. This doesn’t prove to people that the government is run by billionaires and their puppets. Ya Biden is standing up to them please he knew this was dead in the water

  27. This bastard Manchin is not interested in passing anything that may benefit his base, or the democratic party. Instead he is pushing and hoping the bi partisan infrastructure bill pass which would benefit his corporate donors and big businesses who will then privatize the work, which will allow them to further make a profit by charging access fees to the public.

  28. Billionaires in Washington taxing themselves? That's not how it works, taxes are for the middle class, millionaire/billionaire congress is getting rid of. The rich and poor, two class system. God is coming to fix this. 2/3 of all people's will die. What are the chances the wealthy will get into God's kingdom?

  29. So much for taxing the rich as was AOC's war cry. LMAO That's always been the cry of democrats, now when faced with it haha, the working people will have to pay for biden's spending plan. Hahaha let's go Brandon!

  30. Manchin is just like the Repigs. In the pockets of the billionaires. How'd he get they yacht he docks on the Potomac? COAL!!! Screw the country. Manchin wants his kickbacks.

  31. lol @ this dramatic music. whats so sad? you cant steal someones money to pay for policies the majority of americans dont even support?

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