debt ceiling

“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

“Hurricane aid adds to GOP’s dreadful September”


POLITICO

“Shutdown threat grows as Trump digs in on wall”


POLITICO

“President Donald Trump’s vow Tuesday to close down the government if he doesn’t get money for the border wall mirrors private comments he has made to advisers in recent days — and could cause significant rifts within his own party if he follows through.

The fight over the wall is likely to explode in September as the administration wrangles over a new budget, an increase in the debt ceiling, the beginning of a tax reform package and a possible resuscitation of health care legislation.”  MORE

CARTOON


“The government will run out of funding in one month and the shutdown talk has already begun”


DAILY KOS

Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, and Paul Ryan all need to grow some competency, and fast.

“House GOP weighing debt limit bill with strings attached”


POLITICO

Rep. Bill Flores (R-Texas, right) penned the Republican Study Committee proposal, which raises the debt ceiling by $1.5 trillion — enough to last into 2017 — but stipulates no new government regulations until July 2017. | Getty Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2015/10/house-gop-debt-ceiling-bill-provisions-214976#ixzz3pC9fil5w

Rep. Bill Flores (R-Texas, right) penned the Republican Study Committee proposal, which raises the debt ceiling by $1.5 trillion — enough to last into 2017 — but stipulates no new government regulations until July 2017. | Getty
Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2015/10/house-gop-debt-ceiling-bill-provisions-214976#ixzz3pC9fil5w

“Boehner looking to move debt-ceiling bill soon”


POLITICO

BOEHNER TO MOVE

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