Joe Biden approved legislation raising the debt ceiling until early December. He signed the measure Thursday ahead of an October 18 deadline to avoid defaulting on the debt limit.
House Ways and Means Committee ranking member Kevin Brady (R-Texas) slammed Joe Biden and congressional Democrats for their proposal on the infrastructure package.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said the U.S. should never be in a position where they consider revoking the Fourteenth Amendment to avoid the debt limit. During an interview on Sunday, Yellen said the White House interfering in matters of debt would be a “disastrous situation.”
Joe Biden’s White House vowed to work with House Democrats with their investigation into President Trump’s role in the January 6 protest. On Friday, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki announced the presidential record keepers were ordered to hand over Trump-era documents to the committee.
Joe Biden signed a new act into law aimed at providing more support to victims of the mysterious Havana Syndrome. In a statement on Friday, the White House said the bipartisan bill would help ensure the most was done to provide for U.S. government personnel who have experienced these abnormal health incidents.
A new point of contention has surfaced for the already divided Democrat Party in the debate over the $3.5 trillion spending plan, that being the Hyde Amendment. Joe Biden took a weak stance on whether abortions should be federally funded on Tuesday.
Joe Biden rallied support for his domestic agenda in Michigan. The Democrat visited a union training facility northwest of Detroit in Howell on Tuesday.
The U.S. treasury is expected to be depleted by October 18, which is stirring up a frenzied attempt by the White House to rally Congress into action. One America’s Chief White House Correspondent Chanel Rion has more from the White House.
The debate has heated up in the upper chamber as senators from both sides sparred over the debt ceiling. On Monday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) took aim at one another amid the battle over who had control over the U.S. economy.