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"There is no means testing for military spending. There's no work requirements for tax cuts for the wealthy," Shailly Barnes, policy director for the Poor People's Campaign, said at a Feb. 3 press conference in Charleston, West Virginia, addressing Sen. Joe Manchin's demands for reviving the expanded child tax credit. "Why is this logic inverted to put on the people who need these programs the most, poor and low-income people who may not run this country but make it run every single day?" (Image is a still from this Poor People's Campaign video.)