B.A. Spending Daily
Here’s a roundup of this morning’s must-read budget and economic stories:
According to The Hill and Politico, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) wants to reach a deal on raising the statutory debt limit within the next month. Politico and Reuters report Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will meet with a group of Republicans today to dicuss the debt limit.
President Obama hosted Republican lawmakers at the White House Wednesday to discuss spending and the budget deficit. Bloomberg, The Hill, The New York Times, Politico, Roll Call, USA Today, and The Washington Post report on the meeting.
The Hill previews the meeting President Obama will have with Congressional Democrats today. According to a separate story in The Hill, one top Senate Democrat says his caucus won’t accept spending cuts to Medicaid.
The Washington Post reports the U.S. manufacturing sector is slowing.