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  Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin regrets endorsing Hillary and is open to backing Trump in 2020
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AuthorWilliam Cummings
News DateThursday, June 7, 2018 03:05:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionWest Virginia's Sen. Joe Manchin is one of the most vulnerable Democratic senators heading into the 2018 midterms and, unlike most members of his party, he is running as someone willing to work with, rather than obstruct, President Donald Trump.

Manchin, whose state voted for Trump by more than 40 percentage points, told Politico he regretted backing Hillary Clinton in 2016 and said he wouldn't rule out endorsing the president in the 2020 election over whomever his Democratic opponent turns out to be.

"I’m open to supporting the person who I think is best for my country and my state," Manchin said. "If his policies are best, I’ll be right there."
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