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Democratic Senator Threatens to ‘Beat the Hell’ Out of Anyone Who Burns Flag in Front of Him

Joe Manchin via screengrabDemocratic Senator Joe Manchin left no doubt where he stands on the issue of burning the United States flag and the First Amendment.

Bridget Bowman, a Senate reporter for Roll Call, sent out a tweet on Tuesday afternoon after Sen. Manchin addressed the matter.

The matter of burning the flag became a national issue again President-Elect Donald Trump tweeted out his desire to see people jailed or possibly even lose citizenship for burning the flag.

Sen. Manchin is up for reelection in 2018 in the generally Republican state of West Virginia and some have already started speculating that he may switch over to the GOP.  Although, Manchin has denied reports that he plans to change parties.

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