McConnell reactivates his connection to Biden — with a sharp debt warning

Posted on AllSides October 4th, 2021
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Joe Biden and Mitch McConnell’s two-man emergency hotline had gone silent — until now.

The Senate minority leader on Monday morning prodded the president to talk his party into raising the debt ceiling without the GOP, the first step in what may become a complicated back-and-forth. McConnell has warned for months that he won't supply the votes to raise the nation's borrowing limit even as the risk of a U.S. default spikes, and he reiterated in a new letter to Biden that he won't help Democrats out of the jam....

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