Obama Says Debt Deal Agreed to By Leadership of Both Parties
It's a done deal with Congressional leadership, says Obama.
The "bipartisan" deal will be unveiled tomorrow, in all it's glory (not.) You can still make your voice heard. Harry Reid says:
What did Boehner tell Republicans tonight?
"To pass this settlement, we'll need the support of Democrats and Republicans in both the House and Senate. There is no way either party, in either chamber, can do this alone."
“There is nothing in this framework that violates our principles," Boehner told House Republicans. "It’s all spending cuts."Here's the slideshow of Boehner's presentation.
What did Obama say?
Despite what some in my own party have argued, I believe that we have to make some modest adjustments to programs like Medicare, to make sure they are still around for future generations."You can watch Obama's statement here. The full text of his comments are here. [More...]
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