Democrats release debt ceiling bill that funds government through Dec. 3
House Democrats unveiled legislation on Tuesday that would keep the federal government funded through Dec. 3 and suspend the debt limit into next year, as the deadlines to avert both crises loom in a matter of days.
The bill is expected to hit the House floor for a vote later Tuesday.
Republicans have been adamant that they won’t back a debt limit suspension as a form of protest against Democrats’ $3.5 trillion bill to expand social safety net programs.
While the bill tying a suspension of the debt limit through December 2022...