Latest True Fact-checks on Joe Manchin Joe Manchin stated on September 9, 2019 in a Facebook post: "West Virginia Department of Education reported over 10,000 children and youth have been identified as homeless for the 2018-2019 school year." Joe Manchin stated on April 5, 2019 in a tweet: "I was the only member of the Senate – Republican or Democrat – who has consistently voted against efforts to use the so called ‘nuclear option’ to change the rules of the Senate." Joe Manchin stated on October 3, 2018 in a tweet: West Virginia "has the highest overdose rate per capita of any state in our nation." Joe Manchin stated on August 23, 2018 in a news release: "Black lung cases are at a 25-year high." Joe Manchin stated on August 8, 2018 in a tweet: "This year West Virginia produced more AmeriCorps members than any other state." Joe Manchin stated on October 8, 2010 in a campaign ad: John Raese's wife "is registered to vote in Florida so she can't even vote for him."