Don't Manchin It
President Biden had his first one-on-one meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin in Geneva, yesterday. The leaders discussed recent cyberattacks and the state of human rights in their respective countries ... and allegedly, things stayed basically cordial.Next week, the Senate has a scheduled vote on voting rights legislation, and a memo put out yesterday by Senator Joe Manchin laid out the kind of bill he would be willing to vote for. Manchin said he's in favor of voter ID requirements and other stipulations that progressives oppose, but even for his watered-down version of the bill to pass, it would require the support of 10 Republicans.And in headlines: the Education Department says Title IX prohibits discrimination based sexual orientation and gender identity, lots of rules at next month's Tokyo Olympics, and a litter of gray wolves is born in Colorado for the first time since the 1940s.Show Notes:The Intercept: "Leaked Audio Of Sen. Joe Manchin Call With Billionaire Donors" – https://bit.ly/3zA0EdqFor a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/whataday
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