September 12, 2021
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. Senator Joe Manchin on Sunday said lawmakers were unlikely to finalize their massive spending package by congressional leaders’ Sept. 27 deadline for the budget bill.
“There’s no way we can get this done by the Sept. 27 if we do our job,” he told CNN’s “State of the Union” program.
(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)
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