From Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) morning email thingie that confirms what we suspected:
RAKING IN THE DOUGH — Manchin’s political action committee saw an uptick in corporate contributions ahead of his announcement that he would not vote for BBB, according to CNBC’s Brian Schwartz and Jacob Pramuk. “Manchin’s leadership PAC, Country Roads, received 17 contributions from corporations in October and 19 last month. None of the four months prior to October saw as many corporate contributions.” Some of the donors included American Express, Goldman Sachs, Lockheed Martin and insurance companies like UnitedHealth Group and Blue Cross Blue Shield.
You want to know if a BBB 15% mandatory income tax was an issue, look no further.