But White House premptively rejects budget negotiations while government “shut”
Those are the latest reports as a House Republican conference just broke up, with a group heading to the White House.
Here’s the latest, to be updated throughout the day:
BREAKING. House GOP leaders confirm proposal on temporary extension of debt ceiling.
— Charlie Kaye (@CharlieKayeNews) October 10, 2013
CNN: "Official: Obama will sign short term debt ceiling extension" – http://t.co/JG1XwkADLR
— Kevin Madden (@KevinMaddenDC) October 10, 2013
But will Obama “negogiate” unless his other precondition — full clean CR — is met?
Apparently not, as this just hit the wires as well:
White House: No budget talks until government reopens http://t.co/lALdj4h5RV
— Briefing Room (@briefingroom) October 10, 2013
Hugh Hewitt summed up the pointlessness:
POTUS preemptively rejects preemptive GOP surrender, demands additional surrendering before agreeing to unconditional surrender. GOP huddles
— Hugh Hewitt (@hughhewitt) October 10, 2013
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