Do you want to know what Republicans get out of the proposed Senate debt ceiling deal? Nothing, but a crushing surrender.
Jay Carney repeated the White House’s position today that the president will only sign clean bills. Carney said, We will not pay ransom to the tea party Republicans to allow Congress to do its job’
In spite of the Republican love for bumper sticker slogans, a spending agreement was in the debt ceiling deal. It is called the Budget Control Act.