White House Open to Extra Days If Debt Deal Agreed

Sunday, 31 Jul 2011 11:49 AM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

WASHINGTON — The White House remains open to raising the debt limit for a few extra days if lawmakers reach a deal and need time for it to clear Congress, a White House official said Sunday.

Republicans and President Barack Obama's Democrats are negotiating an agreement to raise the $14.3 trillion debt limit by Tuesday to avoid a default, but time is running short.

Even with a deal, it may take a few days for procedural roadblocks to be cleared and for a bill to reach Obama's desk for signature.

© 2014 Thomson/Reuters. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Ottawa Attacks in Quiet Heart of Canada Bring End to Innocence

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 21:25 PM

The shooting spree that paralyzed Canada's capital may change the self-image of a country that's long prided itself on a . . .

Senator Blasts CIA for Censoring 'Torture' Report

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 20:54 PM

Sen. Ron Wyden says the CIA is trying to blunt the impact of an upcoming Senate report examining the harsh treatment of  . . .

Rep. Chaffetz: Terrorism Must Be Considered in Canada Attack

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 20:30 PM

Canadian officials have yet to rule the shooting near the Parliament building Wednesday as an act of terrorism, but U.S. . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved