Manchin slams Biden for ‘reckless’ EV mandate telling people ‘what kind of car’ they can have

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) bashed President Joe Biden over his “reckless” electric vehicle mandate.

Manchin, chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, has frequently taken issue with Biden’s green energy policies, with the matter being one of the main rifts between them. On Wednesday, Manchin released a statement on the Environmental Protection Agency finalizing its rule on tailpipe emission standards.

“The federal government has no authority and no right to mandate what type of car or truck Americans can purchase for their everyday lives,” he said. “This reckless and ill-informed rule will impose what is effectively an EV mandate without ensuring the security of our supply chains from nations like China and without a realistic transition plan that addresses our domestic infrastructure needs.”

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