Debt

Wicker Hammers Budget for Not Addressing Debt
 

McConnell Demurs on Passing Trade Under Obama
 

At his weekly news conference Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gave away few specifics from his sit down at the White House with President Barack Obama and Speaker Paul D. Ryan, telling reporters it is important to address the Zika virus to prevent a reactionary response, as he said happened with the 2014 Ebola outbreak.

Reid Presses Ryan on Puerto Rico
 

Minority Leader Harry Reid said Wednesday the Senate needs to make the Puerto Rican debt crisis a top priority.

David Hawkings’ Whiteboard: Wealth of Congress
 

Budget-Debt Ceiling Package Passes in House
 

McCarthy Optimistic on Debt Limit Extension
 

Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Friday that he was hopeful the House will “start the down payment where we don’t have to worry about raising the debt limit – that we’re actually paying off the debt.”