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Congressional leaders met Donald Trump to cut a deal to provide relief for Hurricane Harvey while raising the debt limit. Republicans wanted to raise the limit for six months. Democrats offered three. “Three it is,” Trump said.
The worst negotiators in history (otherwise known as Republicans) have just offered to suspend debt ceiling for four months. Pathetic!