McCarthy sees 'common ground' after first debt ceiling meeting with Biden

Posted on AllSides February 1st, 2023
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House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) emerged from his meeting with President Joe Biden confident there is "common ground" between them regarding raising the debt ceiling.

McCarthy described his first sit-down with Biden as president as "good," saying the pair agreed "to continue the conversation." The speaker added there is "an opportunity here to come to an agreement on both sides" "long before the deadline."

"I can see where we can find common ground," he told reporters Wednesday outside the White House.

McCarthy declined to provide details concerning potential cuts and...

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