The House of Representatives voted to pass the USA Freedom Act on Wednesday.
Experts agree that failing to raise the nation’s debt ceiling by Oct. 17, would gravely wound the economy, and perhaps even throw it back into recession. However, Republicans don’t think so.
John Boehner announced on Sunday that he will not raise the debt ceiling without a “serious conversation” with President Obama.
Republicans in the House of Representatives passed a bill to gut President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, while temporarily funding other government programs, ignoring a warning from the White House that the measure would be vetoed.
U.S.lawmakers will get round the table on Friday in order to tackle the ‘fiscal cliff.’