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Manchin Opposes Bonus EV Tax Credit for Union-Made Cars (2)

Nov. 11, 2021, 10:53 PM

Senator Joe Manchin said Thursday that he opposes a provision of President Joe Biden’s $1.75 trillion social spending and tax plan that would offer $4,500 more in tax credits for the purchase of an electric vehicle made in the U.S. by union labor.

The West Virginia Democrat called the extra credit “wrong” and “not who we are” as a country.

Manchin, made the comments during an appearance at Toyota Motor Corp.’s factory in Buffalo, West Virginia. The plant, like the Japanese automaker’s other factories in the U.S., is non-union.

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