Debt Ceiling

President Joe Biden said he would be open to Democrats changing Senate filibuster rules to raise the debt ceiling.
The House gave final approval to the legislation early Wednesday on a near-party-line 221-209 vote, defusing a volatile issue until after the 2022 midterm elections.
This will end a partisan game of chicken that has threatened Americans' Social Security checks and veterans' benefits.
The Senate Republican leader from Kentucky apparently can take it only from Donald Trump.
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) offered a short-term solution. There's still a standoff.
Republicans have no demands, but Democrats still won't just get rid of the debt limit.
President Joe Biden said he would be open to Democrats changing Senate filibuster rules to raise the debt ceiling.
The off-the-cuff remarks are a notable shift in the president's thinking as Democrats are frustrated by GOP efforts to prevent simple majority votes.
The president said he couldn't guarantee the U.S. won’t default on its obligations because of unified Republican opposition in the Senate.