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Brooks: Other Dem Moderates Are ‘Hiding Behind’ Sinema and Manchin and Are Worried about Spending

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks said that he thinks there are other moderates in the Democratic Party who are “hiding behind” Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and “there are moderates in the Democratic Party who probably worry about the spending.”

Brooks said, “Well, it’s a 50/50 Senate. And I think there are a bunch more, Jon Tester. There are other moderates who are sort of hiding behind their coattails. But they represent — Joe Biden was elected as the most moderate member of the Democratic primary field. So, there are moderates in the Democratic Party who probably worry about the spending.”

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