House Republicans are mulling a short-term suspension of the debt limit in an attempt to buy time for a bipartisan deal. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman and Paul M. Krawzak outline the dilemma facing the GOP as it seeks to pair a debt limit increase with spending cuts.
- House GOP considering ‘clean’ short-term debt limit suspension
- Treasury launches ‘extraordinary measures’ to delay debt limit
- Manchin floats fiscal commissions for debt limit bill
- Parties dig in for protracted fight over debt ceiling