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.
President Trump made one debt limit deal this week, but apparently he has another one in mind: doing away with the debt ceiling entirely.
Speaker Paul D. Ryan will sit down on Thursday for an exclusive interview with The New York Times’s congressional editor, Jonathan Weisman.
The disaster aid measure could be coupled with an increase in the debt limit, a strategy that is already drawing criticism from conservatives.
As lawmakers return to town, the president faces weeks of hard bargaining on the debt ceiling, his border wall, the tax code, Harvey relief and more.
Lawmakers return from recess with priorities reshuffled and glimmers of cooperation emerging on hurricane aid. The question is whether it will last.