The West Virginia senator was asked Wednesday whether 2020 candidate Joe Biden's son is a "relevant witness" ahead of a vote later this week on calling witnesses to testify.
"Every day, I hear something, I think 'this is compelling, that's compelling, '" the Senator said on Tuesday. "I don't have a problem there because this is why we are where we are".
"I think that he could clear himself, from what I know and what I've heard", Manchin added.
"It's not for me to pick and choose who the witnesses are", said Manchin.
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Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) walks to the Senate Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on January 21, 2020. Calls for Bolton intensified this week after details from his upcoming book was leaked to media outlets. "Now, who those witnesses are, I would say had to be pertinent to the charges brought against the president". The younger Biden would presumably testify about his role as a board member on the Ukrainian gas company Burisma, which critics have said was merely a political appointment to gain access to his father.
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On "Talkline", Manchin said the standard for removing a president from office was high.
"You know, I think so".
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