The way Republican leaders corralled the votes previously left them unable to oppose the president’s agreement to suspend the debt ceiling and fund the government for three months.
Trump doesn’t like McConnell and Ryan, and never did. He likes Chuck Schumer, and knows Chuck always makes money for his partners.
How can Republican leadership is stay silent on the budget deal and why is John Harwood moderating a GOP debate?
Republicans should not squander two years they could have used to set up a contrast between themselves and Democrats for 2016.
Either the Federal Reserve keeps printing money to inflate away the U.S. government’s debt, or the Fed raises rates and the U.S. budget deficit skyrockets.
If the debt ceiling is breached, it will be because President Obama accepted Harry Reid’s view of the political ramifications of default.
Hey, remember that idea about continuing the shutdown but making a short term deal on the debt ceiling? Someone who matters agrees.
Republicans picked the ground they wanted to fight on: the shutdown. Don’t split your forces between two hills, and don’t give Obama the opportunity to change the conversation with scary talk.
Today’s meeting isn’t going to resolve the shutdown. We should expect it to go all the way to the debt ceiling.
The former House Speaker says the lesson of his own shutdown is that brinkmanship works.
How is Ted Cruz seeking leverage over a shutdown conservative crazy talk, but John Boehner seeking similar leverage over the debt ceiling isn’t?
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