On Thursday, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) drove through a throng of climate change demonstrators amid persistent protests over the politician’s environmental position.
The account Hunger Strike 4 Climate Justice released a video of the incident on TikTok, in which demonstrators called on Manchin to pass climate change legislation.
Joe Manchin has been chastised on social media after he was photographed driving his Maserati through a protest by climate activists.
Therefore, After a TikTok user published a video from his DC garage. The US Senator has become the centre of attention on Twitter.
While some have reacted angrily to the protestors swarming his automobile, others have remarked on their good fortune in driving the fancy vehicle.
US SENATOR WAS SEEN WALKING TO HIS GARAGE IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
Before getting into his car, Joe was spotted walking from his houseboat on the Potomac River to the garage where his car was stored.
The first video was posted on Twitter by John Paul Mejia. As the senator walks, protesters can be heard chanting, “We want to live!”
With over 730,000 views, this film has received a lot of favourable comments.
However, there was more to this storey because a second video was posted shortly after, enraging many online.
JOE MANCHIN IN HIS MASERATI VIDEO GOES VIRAL
Another video was captured in the senator’s garage, according to TikTok user @hungry4climatejustice.
It depicts a few activists in front of Joe’s silver Maserati, with his security officers attempting to clear the way for the car to move.
The video above has also gone viral, with over 273,000 views.
Meanwhile, the video’s overlay text stated that the senator attempted to run them over. “We blocked Joe Manchin’s automobile, and he tried to run us over,” it says.
TWITTER USERS HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE FORTUNE OF THE SENATOR
The aforementioned videos have gotten a lot of attention on Twitter, especially the one where Joe is seen driving a Maserati. Many people on social media are questioning his fortune and wealth.
“Senator Joe Manchin drives a Maserati Levante,” one person wrote. This isn’t a prank. It’s a joke, although he does drive one.”
“Joe Manchin drives a Maserati Levante that starts at $81,000,” a mother noted. That’s nearly double West Virginia’s average annual household income ($46,700).”
“And Joe Manchin drives a Maserati; I’m curious as to how much money he had before becoming a Senator.” “However, he does not believe that elderly people should be assisted with their hearing,” another tweeted.