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Kevin McCarthy tells Biden time is running out to negotiate spending cuts to raise the debt ceiling — even as Republicans have yet to put forth a concrete plan

Posted on AllSides March 28th, 2023
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As the US inches closer to a default on its debt, Kevin McCarthy has some stern words for the president on how to avoid that outcome.

On Tuesday, the Republican speaker of the House sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to negotiate spending cuts to raise the debt ceiling. McCarthy and Biden met to discuss the topic in February, but since then, Biden has remained adamant that raising the debt ceiling, and keeping the US on top of paying its bills, should be a clean — and bipartisan — deal. 

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