Biden meets with Democratic leaders as debt showdown looms – The Associated Press – en Español | NutSocia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden welcomed Democratic congressional leaders to the White House on Tuesday as they face a new era of divided government in Washington and staring down a debt ceiling crisis and is running up against a new confrontational Republican majority in the House of Representatives. The President and leading Democrats used … Read more

Biden meets with Democratic leaders as debt showdown looms – The Associated Press – en Español | NutSocia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden welcomed Democratic congressional leaders to the White House on Tuesday as they face a new era of divided government in Washington and staring down a debt ceiling crisis and is running up against a new confrontational Republican majority in the House of Representatives. The President and leading Democrats used … Read more

Ice hockey brawls over debt ceiling: Emmer fights for GOP votes in House of Representatives – The Associated Press – en Español | NutSocia

WASHINGTON (AP) – As Republican Rep. Tom Emmer puts it, the worst job he’s ever had — he has a saltier way of describing it — was heading the Republican House of Representatives Campaign Committee. But after helping bring his party back under control of the House of Representatives in November, The former youth hockey … Read more

US set to hit debt limit on Thursday and take steps to avoid default, Yellen warns Congress – CNBC | NutSocia

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told Congress on Friday that the US will reach its legal debt limit next Thursday. After that, the Treasury Department will begin “to take certain exceptional measures to prevent the United States from defaulting on its commitments,” Yellen wrote in a letter to House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. While the Treasury … Read more

McCarthy’s fight to ban House Speaker shakes up GOP caucus and delays assignment of key committees – CNBC | NutSocia

House of Representatives Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) chairs a news conference on the Save Our Sequoias Act at the US Capitol in Washington, United States, June 23, 2022. Mary F Calvert | Reuters WASHINGTON — Republican leader of the US House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy’s struggle to garner enough support within his party to … Read more