Home / News / White House-Congress Budget Standoff Continues; John Boehner Comments

White House-Congress Budget Standoff Continues; John Boehner Comments

WhiteHousePresident Barack Obama and key lawmakers did not reach a compromise to end the federal government shutdown during a White House summit held Wednesday, Bloomberg reported Thursday.

Congressional leaders held to their positions on the budget and healthcare law during the hour-long talks, according to the report by Richard Rubin, Roxana Tiron and Kathleen Hunter.

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) told reporters that the Obama administration “will not negotiate.”

Obama and fellow Democrats believe Boehner should allow for a full House vote on a bill to extend government funding through mid-November.

Democrats also want Republicans to agree to raise the debt ceiling before commencing further budget talks, according to Bloomberg.

Check Also

AFRL Demonstrates Quantum Communication in Daylight

Air Force Research Laboratory demonstrated a method to perform quantum communications amid sunlight via adaptive optics. The demonstration used an AO system designed to facilitate quantum communication through the air amid daylight, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base said Thursday

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *