Democrats want Biden to give a national address on the debt ceiling fight
Left out of the loop in talks, House Democrats aren’t happy with how the White House has handled its messaging around the debt limit negotiations a week ahead of the crucial June 1 deadline.
“They need to do their job,” Steven Horsford, D-Nev., the Congressional Black Caucus chair, told Semafor. “It starts with the President. He has the power of the bully pulpit of the presidency.”
The White House, he said, “doesn’t have a clear message,” especially with the Senate out of town and not providing backup. His advice to...