Meeting Over Debt Ceiling Between Biden, Congressional Leaders Delayed to Next Week

A meeting between President Joe Biden and top congressional leaders that had been scheduled for May 12 to discuss the debt ceiling has been pushed back until next week, according to the White House.
The leaders were scheduled to meet to discuss lifting the debt ceiling in order to avoid a default on the country’s debt obligations before the June 1 deadline.
“Staff will continue working, and all the principals agreed to meet early next week,” a White House spokesperson told The Epoch Times.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) told reporters that the postponement doesn’t mean that talks with the president have fallen apart, confirming that the meeting had been rescheduled. He said there hasn’t been sufficient progress for a follow-up meeting this week….

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