President Biden urged Republicans to back off playing “Russian roulette with the American economy” and help Democrats raise the debt ceiling ahead of the looming default deadline while torches the opposing party’s as “hypocritical, dangerous and disgraceful” in blocking the increase twice last week.
President Biden scrambled in a last-minute rare visit to Capitol Hill Friday to help mitigate the bitter infighting amongst the ever-fractious Democrat Party that publicly saw both factions stalling his domestic agendas, but he emerged from the meeting without a deal that left members of his own party even more furious and confused as to what happens next.
For the second consecutive month, more than 200,000 migrants were encountered at the U.S.-Mexico southern border in August — as illegal crossings remained at decades-high levels despite the scorching summer heat, according to data released Wednesday by Customs and Border Protection.
President Biden traveled to New Jersey and New York Tuesday to survey areas heavily damaged by Hurricane Ida and received a hostile welcome throughout his visit in the heavily blue state from residents furious over his handling of the Afghanistan withdrawal.
President Biden defended his administration’s strategy over the chaotic military exit, insisting the drawdown in Afghanistan couldn’t have been handled better without the type of “chaos ensuing” in the region, even though he previously vowed that the withdrawal would proceed safely and in an orderly fashion.
Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) slammed President Biden for telling GOP governors to “get out the way” jab Wednesday, telling the president that he should focus more on doing his job in securing the U.S.-Mexico border before even saying a “blip” about his handling on COVID.