McCarthy: problems persist in debt ceiling talks

The president of the House of Representatives United States, kevin mccarthysaid problems remain in negotiations with the Biden Administration over the increase of the federal debt limit as the clock ticks and the Treasury is getting closer to running out of cash.

The parts still they don’t have planes for another negotiating session on Thursday, although that could changesaid officials from both the White House Like the Republicans.

McCarthy told reporters on Thursday that the teams achieved “some progress” towards an agreement on Wednesday. “There are still pending issues. I have ordered our team working 24/7 to resolve this issue.”

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The California Republican added: “I don’t think everyone is happy at the end of the day. That’s not how this system works.” He declined to specify when or where the next round of negotiations will take place. On Fox News, he said: “I don’t know if we can reach an agreement today”.

financial markets are showing signs of stress as talks progress. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has said her department could run out of cash on June 1.

On Wednesday, Fitch Ratings placed the US AAA rating.. in credit surveillance for a possible reduction. The US lost its AAA rating from S&P Global Ratings during a similar partisan impasse over the debt limit in 2011.

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The The White House and Treasury said Fitch’s move demonstrates the urgency of reaching a rapid resolution of the impasse. But McCarthy said he isn’t worried about Fitch’s announcement and that dealmakers don’t need Fitch to remind them of the importance of closing the deal.

Only a week to go June 1 And, if an agreement is reached, this happens that both houses of Congress act quickly to get to President Joe Biden’s desk on time.

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