It’s a potentially fatal blow to President Joe Biden’s leading domestic initiative. A key Democrat in the evenly divided US Senate confirms he can’t support his party’s controversial electric-vehicle incentive. Senator Joe Manchin says he just can’t bring himself to back the signature 1.75-trillion-dollar social and environment legislation. The so-called Build Back Better bill would be a disaster for the Canadian auto industry. The plan has been the focus of countless federal ministers and officials, including the prime minister, in multiple in-person and virtual meetings in recent weeks. Justin Trudeau’s office is offering no comment on this latest development.
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