...Sen. is not ruling out endorsing 's reelection campaign, even after voting to convict him in the Senate's impeachment trial.
...Manchin has faced a barrage of criticism from the White House over his vote to convict Trump on two articles of impeachment after earlier speculation the red-state Democrat might go against his party and vote for acquittal.
...Manchin has bucked party lines in some high-profile votes, including to confirm Supreme Court Justice , in moves that have won him some plaudits from conservative circles.
...Manchin narrowly won reelection that year by about 3 points, earning just under 50 percent of the vote.
...Sen. told Politico he has urged Trump to not completely shut off Manchin, noting the West Virginia Democrat is still a possible vote of support for some aspects of the White House's agenda.
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