“Harvey upends shutdown fight”


POLITICO

“Hurricane Harvey is injecting even more uncertainty into a September filled with unpredictable funding fights in Congress.

GOP leaders had tentatively laid plans to pair a popular disaster relief package with a tough vote to raise the debt ceiling and keep the government open at month’s end. But their strategy is already running into headwinds, as the damage from the storm appears far too large for Congress to wait weeks to act.”  MORE

“Breaking down the looming debt-ceiling battle”


POLITICO

“Since Republicans took the House majority in 2010, the debt ceiling has been lifted eight times. It’s a bit easier in the Senate than the House, so let’s focus on the House. Most of the time, the majority of House Republicans don’t vote to lift the cap.”  MORE

“Hillary Clinton goes after Donald Trump’s business career”


MSNBC

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“CNN’s Romans: Financial Experts Think Trump’s Debt Plans Are “Reckless, Dangerous, Clueless,” And “Chaotic”


MEDIA MATTERS

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“Trump: U.S. will never default ‘because you print the money’


CNN

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“Puerto Rico default bill on life support”


POLITICO

GOP leadership were hopeful that Rep. Sean Duffy, who is pictured above, and Rep. Rob Bishop would be able to make the case that the bill is not a taxpayer funded bailout of Puerto Rico and that a restructuring of debt under the proposed bill is the best chance to prevent such catastrophe. | AP Photo
GOP leadership were hopeful that Rep. Sean Duffy, who is pictured above, and Rep. Rob Bishop would be able to make the case that the bill is not a taxpayer funded bailout of Puerto Rico and that a restructuring of debt under the proposed bill is the best chance to prevent such catastrophe. | AP Photo

GOP FAILS TO PASS BUDGET – DEADLINE TODAY


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Budget Failure

“How Trump and Sanders tapped America’s economic rage”


CNN

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“Bernie Sanders Loves This $1 Trillion War Machine”


THE DAILY BEAST

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“WATCH: Marco Rubio Repeats Same Line — Again!”


HUFFINGTON POST

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