A corporate political action committee for Fox News’ parent company, partially funded by the Murdoch family, donated to the 2024 reelection campaign of Democratic Senator Joe Manchin. show campaign files.
A staunch moderate, Manchin’s vote is pivotal in the evenly divided chamber, and the West Virginia senator has used his position for much of the year to block legislation on a number of liberal priorities, rather than committing to a bipartisan approach. roundly criticized within Democratic circles in Washington. In particular, progressives have been hammering Manchin for your support of obstructionism, a major procedural hurdle that stands in the way of the legislative agenda favored by President Joe Biden and the vast majority of a Congress currently controlled by Democrats.
The $ 1,500 donation on June 27 appears to be the first to Fox Corp. PAC’s Manchin, which according to the watchdog organization Open Secrets It is funded in large part by right-wing media mogul Rupert Murdoch and his son, Fox Corp. CEO Lachlan Murdoch, as well as other Fox Corporation executives. Manchin raised more than $ 1.4 million during the second quarter of this year, documents show.
Manchin also received donations from various …