The short-term extension now heads to President Biden’s desk for his signature.
By opposing a $3.5 trillion spending spree, Senator Manchin is reflecting the will of American voters. Why aren’t more of his colleagues joining him?
‘I will not be a party to any future effort to mitigate the consequences of Democratic mismanagement,’ McConnell wrote to the president.
Schumer Thanks Democrats for Solving ‘Republican-Manufactured Crisis’ after Debt-Ceiling Hike Passes
Schumer’s speech infuriated Republicans, including Thune, the Senate minority whip, who voted to advance the measure.
Senators approved the extension after Minority Leader Mitch McConnell proposed the short-term fix.
This short-term deal has again revealed some of the weaknesses of Chuck Schumer’s mode of leadership.
Democratic spending proposals are unlike anything Republicans have done.
They have several options for avoiding default.
The agreement will raise the debt ceiling through early December.