Joe Biden Wins As Kevin McCarthy Blinks On Debt Limit
Biden got the framework that he wanted, a two year lifting of the debt limit, and no cuts or broad work requirements in his deal with Kevin McCarthy.
Are you sick of legacy media spinning the news for profit? If so, please consider supporting our 100% reader-funded newsletter by becoming a paid subscriber.
The Statement That Biden Released On The Budget Deal Amounts To A Declaration Of Victory
The President said in a statement provided to PoliticusUSA:
Earlier this evening, Speaker McCarthy and I reached a budget agreement in principle.
It is an important step forward that reduces spending while protecting critical programs for working people and growing the economy for everyone. And, the agreement protects my and Congressional Democrats’ key priorities and legislative accomplishments.
The agreement represents a compromise, which means not everyone gets what they want. That’s the responsibility of governing.
And, this agreement is good news for the American people, because it prevents what could have been a catastrophic default and would have led to an economic recession, retirement accounts devastated, and millions of jobs lost.
Over the next day, our negotiating teams will finalize legislative text and the agreement will go to the United States House and Senate. I strongly urge both chambers to pass the agreement right away.
Keep reading with a 7-day free trial
Subscribe to The Daily to keep reading this post and get 7 days of free access to the full post archives.