Biden, McCarthy signal confidence debt-limit deal will pass

Biden, McCarthy signal confidence debt-limit deal will pass
Asked if he’s confident the deal will reach his desk, President Biden said, “Yes.” (Image: Getty)
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By Gregory Korte, Alicia Diaz and Akayla GardnerPresident Joe Biden and House speaker Kevin McCarthy voiced confidence that their tentative debt-ceiling deal will pass Congress and reach the president’s desk for signature, averting a historic US default.“I think we’re in good shape,” Biden told reporters at the White House on Sunday, before heading into a call with McCarthy to “make sure all the Ts are crossed and the Is are dotted”.Biden and McCarthy sealed their bargain during a 90-minute phone call late on...

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