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White House Press Secretary To Brief Ahead Of Key Debt Limit Meeting


White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre is shortly due to brief the press ahead of an intense period of negotiations between the White House and Congressional leaders over the debt limit.

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  • Negotiators representing President Biden and the four Congressional leaders will meet for a second time this afternoon to lay the groundwork for a key meeting between Biden, House Speaker McCarthy (R-CA), House Minority Leader Jeffries (D-CA), Senate Majority Leader Schumer (D-NY), and Senate Minority Leader McConnell (R-KY) at the White House tomorrow.
  • Biden told reporters yesterday that, "we still have time to do a whole deal," when asked if a short term solution is the only viable option remaining to prevent a default.
  • Jean-Pierre will be joined at the podium by Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas to discuss Title 42, the COVID-19 immigration law, which expires at midnight tonight (ET).

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