In an interview for “The New Washington” podcast, Senator Chuck Schumer provides the back story for the stunning bipartisan spending-and-debt deal with President Trump.
The House gave final approval to a fiscal deal that raises the debt ceiling and keeps the government funded until December, while also providing $15 billion in hurricane relief.
Congress returned to Washington this month with a heavy agenda. Speaker Paul D. Ryan is discussing his goals and priorities with The New York Times as part of the inaugural TimesTalk D.C.
The lawmakers argued that Congress needed to study an “outbreak of hate” brought on by last year’s presidential election.
Speaker Paul D. Ryan will sit down on Thursday for an exclusive interview with The New York Times’s congressional editor, Jonathan Weisman.
The president’s move further destabilized a volatile situation for his party, which many Republicans now believe is headed toward a reckoning it can no longer avoid.