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Biden gives clearest indication to date he’s willing to make a critical debt ceiling compromise

Posted on AllSides May 17th, 2023
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The White House has consistently opposed the prospect of new restrictions on Medicaid, and it warned it would fight against any ideas that pushed people into poverty. But Biden has been coy about expanding work requirements for other safety net programs like food aid and cash assistance. His posture has raised alarms among Democratic lawmakers and progressives groups and it remains to be seen how they will react to his latest comments. Earlier on Wednesday morning, top House Democrat Hakeem Jeffries dismissed Republicans’ work requirement proposals as “entirely unreasonable.” Biden’s...

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