President Barack Obama has beckoned the top Republican in Congress to the White House on Tuesday for talks meant at prevention a government blackout this weekend.
Discussions have stalled on legislation blending instant spending cuts with the money obligatory to run federal agencies from end to end the end of September. Democrats are accusing the GOP of pressing damaging expenditure cuts and attaching a social policy agenda to the must-pass spending bill. House Speaker John Boehner counters that the White House is urgent gimmicky budget cuts.
On a disconnect long-term track, Republicans scheming the House have twisted plans to slash the budget deficit by more than $5 trillion over the upcoming decade, combining extraordinary spending cuts with a basic reorganization of taxpayer-financed health care for the aged and the poor.