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Kevin McCarthy Bails On Debt Limit Talks Because He's Not Getting His Way

Speaker Kevin McCarthy and House Republicans pulled out of debt limit talks because they claim the conversations aren't productive.

If Trump ‘Finished’ His Wall Like He Claims, Then How Come So Many Migrants Are Still Crossing?

The coup-attempting former president lies as a matter of course, but his lie about the wall he promised he would build in 2016 may wind up costing him in 2024.

Biden says Republicans must move from ‘extreme positions’ on debt ceiling talks

He noted that the 14th Amendment was an option, but probably couldn't be "invoked in time.”

Biden’s G-7 summit shadowed by debt limit drama at home

The president’s whirlwind trip to Japan was rife with dualities.

Debt ceiling talks break down and attacks escalate as deadline approaches

The GOP wants to raise spending for the military, veterans care and border security; the White House wants to spread the impact of cuts across the board.

Yellen calls debt ceiling ‘constraint’ on nation’s ability to pay its bills

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Sunday called the debt ceiling a “constraint” on the nation’s ability to pay its bills.  “We take the debt ceiling seriously as a constraint on our abi…

House Budget chair: Biden ‘just making more excuses’ not to negotiate debt ceiling deal

House Budget Committee Chairman Jodey Arrington (R-Texas) accused President Biden on Sunday of “just making more excuses” not to negotiate a deal on the debt ceiling. “Now he’s, I believe, just mak…

Senate Republican: ‘I don’t think Trump can win a general election’

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) on Sunday said he does not believe former President Trump can win another general election as he campaigns for the GOP nomination in 2024. CNN’s “State of the Union” host …

Van Hollen: Lawmakers should move to ‘Plan B’ as debt ceiling talks stall

Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) suggested on Sunday that lawmakers should move to “Plan B” after debt ceiling negotiations between the White House and Republicans broke down once again. “I’m ex…

Biden says 'MAGA Republicans' could use default to sink his reelection

House Republicans could use a default to try and win the White House next year, the president said in Japan.

Biden says he 'can’t guarantee' Republicans won't 'force a default'

President Joe Biden conceded that he could not guarantee the United States will not default on its loans as debt ceiling negotiations with congressional Republicans stall.

Biden targets taxes in debt ceiling talks: ‘Revenue is not off the table'

President Joe Biden says revenue, not just spending, is on the table in debt ceiling negotiations.

Biden: GOP Must Move Off 'Extreme Positions' On Debt Limit

President Joe Biden says Republicans in the U.S. House must move off their “extreme positions” on the now-stalled talks over raising America’s debt limit.

Opinion | Trump's latest attack on DeSantis is weirdly almost accurate

Yes, the “fair tax“ that Gov. Ron DeSantis backed is a terrible policy, but it's still weird that Donald Trump is calling him out for it.

Biden ratchets up the pressure as the debt ceiling fight strains his presidency

The White House believes it can build consensus and be rewarded for it. But with the economy on the line, it’s not looking like a sure thing.

Yellen sidesteps question on which bills would go unpaid if US defaults on debt

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Sunday sidestepped a question about how the department would pick and choose which of the country’s bills would go unpaid if the U.S. defaults on its debt. Yellen…

Jake Sullivan says debt limit battle 'really doesn't' undermine US credibility abroad

Tensions in Washington, D.C. over debt limit negotiations "really doesn't" undermine the United States's credibility abroad, according to national security adviser Jake Sullivan.

Yellen: 14th Amendment Can't Be Appropriately Used to Raise Debt Ceiling

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" that President Joe Biden can not invoke the 14th Amendment to address the debt ceiling under the current circumstances. | Clips

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