The Senate must next take up the bill with a deadline of Monday to avoid American’s first default on its debt.
Biden says he feels good about the deal and its passage while McCarthy must deal with the rapid right Republicans who aren’t that happy.
The deal brings bipartisan support from the ones who should be abler to make it law.
As the Speaker seems to be near an agreement of extending the debt limit and avoid default, some will be surprised.
President Joe Biden is staying out of the propaganda wars as House Speaker Kevin McCarthy keeps mouthing off. Risky? Yep.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy claims the risky political stunt is “not my fault, which is yet another Republican lie.
The stalled talks hang on the usual debate over spending: Republicans want it cut. Democrats are resisting.
In rollercoaster mishmash of partisanship that had started and stopped, a Monday morning meeting at the White House may be a last salvage attempt.
“It’s time for Republicans to accept that there is no bipartisan deal to be made solely, solely, on their partisan terms,” Biden said at a news conference. “Now it’s time for the other side to move from their extreme position.”
The optimism of Friday faded overnight as partisanship again takes over the debate on debt limits and possible default.