Kevin McCarthy: Worst Hostage Taker Ever
Speaker Kevin McCarthy is attempting to force President Biden to fall for a redux of the 2011 debt ceiling "negotiations" but it's not working. McCarthy doesn't even know what he/they want.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy is not a very good negotiator. He has come to the table holding the country hostage and hoping President Biden bites. But not only did Biden tell McCarthy that there would be zero negotiation until *after* the House GOP did their job of paying for the debts already agreed upon, but when he’s asked, McCarthy can’t even say what he wants.
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Take a look here at reporters trying to cover what exactly Kevin McCarthy is asking for. Kevin McCarthy “reaffirms his demand to include unspecified policy add-ons” to he says Medicare and Social Security are off the table, to debt limit standoff has not eased:
Oh, and in case you were wondering, of course the “fiscal conservative” party isn’t interested in taking from those tax cuts that now mostly benefit the wealthy to pay for bills, because the point isn’t really to “balance” anything.
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