• May 23, 2024

Biden Statement on Debt Ceiling Deal: “Protects My and Congressional Democrats’ Key Priorities and Legislative Accomplishments”

 Biden Statement on Debt Ceiling Deal: “Protects My and Congressional Democrats’ Key Priorities and Legislative Accomplishments”

The White House released a statement Saturday night on the “agreement in principle” reached with Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R-CA). Biden called the deal a “compromise” but said it “protects my and Congressional Democrats’ key priorities and legislative accomplishments.”

Earlier this evening, Speaker McCarthy and I reached a budget agreement in principle.

It is an important step forward that reduces spending while protecting critical programs for working people and growing the economy for everyone. And, the agreement protects my and Congressional Democrats’ key priorities and legislative accomplishments.

The agreement represents a compromise, which means not everyone gets what they want. That’s the responsibility of governing.

And, this agreement is good news for the American people, because it prevents what could have been a catastrophic default and would have led to an economic recession, retirement accounts devastated, and millions of jobs lost.

Over the next day, our negotiating teams will finalize legislative text and the agreement will go to the United States House and Senate. I strongly urge both chambers to pass the agreement right away.

Earlier this evening, Speaker McCarthy and I reached a budget agreement in principle.

It is an important step forward that reduces spending while protecting critical programs for working people and growing the economy for everyone. And, the agreement protects my and…

— President Biden (@POTUS) May 28, 2023

Biden told reporters Friday he was “optimistic” about a deal as he headed for Camp David.

Biden: “With regard to debt limit things are looking good. Very optimistic. I hope we’ll have some clear evidence tonight before the clock strikes 12 that we have a deal. Very close”
Plus: He’s headed to Camp David, not Delaware, because Secret Service is bulletproofing his house pic.twitter.com/ZFePoM1UtF

— Howard Mortman (@HowardMortman) May 26, 2023

Source: The Gateway Pundit

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