Sen. Joe ManchinJoe ManchinOn The Money — Progressives play hard ball on Biden budget plan Schumer, McConnell headed for another collision over voting rights Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by ExxonMobil — Climate divides conservative Democrats in reconciliation push MORE (W.Va.), a key moderate Democrat, said on Sunday that he can't support President BidenJoe BidenMcAuliffe holds slim lead over Youngkin in Fox News poll Biden signs bill to raise debt ceiling On The Money — Progressives play hard ball on Biden budget plan MORE’s $3.5 trillion spending plan.
"We don't have the need to rush into this and get it done within one week because there's some deadline we're meeting or someone's going to fall through the cracks," Manchin said on NBC's "Meet the Press."
"I want to make sure that children are getting taken care of, that people are basically having an opportunity to go back to work. We have 11 million jobs that we haven't filled, 8 million people still unemployed. Something's not matching up there," he added.
Manchin also said he would look at adjusting the tax code first if he were writing the bill from scratch.
On CNN's "State of the Union," Manchin told host Dana BashDana BashSenate Democrat says Facebook offers 'crocodile tears about protecting children' McAuliffe on 2000 election: 'I wish the United States Supreme Court had let them finish counting the votes' Sunday shows - Scalise won't say if election was stolen under questioning from Fox's Chris Wallace MORE that he didn't support the timeline of voting on the measure this week so that the House could pass it by Sept. 27.
"There's no way we can get this done by the 27th if we do our job," he said.
Manchin added that Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerSenate to vote next week on Freedom to Vote Act To Win 2022: Go big on reconciliation and invest in Latinx voters McConnell-aligned group targeting Kelly, Cortez Masto and Hassan with M ad campaign MORE (D-N.Y.) "will not have my vote, and Chuck knows that."
Manchin earlier this month advised Democrats to "hit the pause button" on Biden's plan.
"Let’s sit back. Let’s see what happens," he said at an event in West Virginia. "We have so much on our plate. We really have an awful lot. I think that would be the prudent, wise thing to do."
Updated at 10:40 a.m.