House Speaker Kevin McCarthy recently called for President Biden to come to the negotiating table for debt ceiling discussions, citing the president’s refusal to respond to Republicans’ latest budget proposal. Republicans are concerned about the potential consequences of a default and are urging Biden to work with them to find a solution.
While the issue is a contentious one, Republicans believe that leadership is about finding common ground and doing what’s best for the American people. Biden’s name-calling and refusal to negotiate are not helpful to the situation and are putting the country at risk.
Republicans are ready and willing to work together with the president to find a solution that benefits everyone. It’s time for Biden to put his ego aside and work with us to raise the debt ceiling.