game book“Congressional Republicans have not only rejected a new White House offer to essentially freeze domestic spending at fiscal year 2023 levels, they are now demanding work requirements for SNAP recipients that are more rigid than They also insist on adding new immigration provisions to the GOP’s recently passed border bill — which, mind you, the Republicans did not include in their own draft. debt ceiling law.
“The GOP entrenchment stance comes at the end of a week when Chairman Joe Biden and Chairman Kevin McCarthy acknowledged that a budget deal should be bipartisan. Vote counters on the Hill believe any eventual deal will need the backing of around 100 House Democrats, as a number of Tories will never support a compromise. Yet, given what Republican negotiators are up against now, they are nowhere near that number.
“The White House is not satisfied with the new GOP demands.”