Sen. Joe Manchin is likely opposed to H.R.1 because it lessens the influence and cash flow of dark money, she said.
“Haven’t you empowered Republicans to be obstructionists?” Fox anchor Chris Wallace asked Joe Manchin on Sunday.
The progressive from New York blasted Manchin for rejecting the attempt to standardize voting and election rules.
If approved, the For the People Act would increase ballot access nationwide.
The last-ditch move came hours after Texas Republicans rammed the bill through the state Senate in the dead of night.
The bill would increase polling places in many Republican-represented districts while cutting them in Democratic areas.
As the GOP moves to sabotage the electoral process, these laws aim to scare away potential voters and poll workers.
If she wins the vote, the longtime voting rights champion would be the first Black woman to hold the position.
The For the People Act being targeted by One Nation PAC would also prohibit dark money spending in political campaigns.
Paul is recycling falsehoods about voter fraud that Trump and many GOP politicians perpetuated after the 2020 election.