Washington Watch: Biden jokes about solving ‘all the world’s problems’ at start of debt-ceiling meeting with lawmakers

by | May 9, 2023 | Stock Market

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday said he “didn’t see any new movement” toward ending Washington’s standoff over the debt ceiling, as he assessed how a much-anticipated meeting on the issue went. President Joe Biden hosted the meeting at the White House with the country’s four top lawmakers, and beforehand analysts had predicted there wouldn’t be a deal yet on the issue. McCarthy also said the group plans to meet again on Friday. Biden…

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