Debt ceiling, crime on the agenda as Republicans head to New York

Posted on AllSides April 17th, 2023
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Good morning, US politics blog readers. Enraged over Manhattan district attorney Alvin Bragg’s indictment of Donald Trump and insistent that Joe Biden acquiesce to their demands in order to raise the debt ceiling, top House Republicans have relocated New York City today to press their cases in unique venues. Led by Trump ally Jim Jordan, the judiciary committee will hold a hearing on crime in New York, an issue they say Bragg is ignoring in favor of Trump’s prosecution. Expect Democrats to respond forcefully to the allegation. Meanwhile, House speaker Kevin McCarthy will give an address at the...

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