WaPo: How the Washington establishment is confounding Biden’s debt ceiling plan

I spoke to Jeff Stein for his Washington Post piece about how the White House strategy of using outside business groups and economic think tanks to pressure Republicans on the debt ceiling boomeranged on the President.

“The White House made an understandable but ultimately ill-advised bet that House Republicans could not get their act together, with the assumption the GOP would then fold under pressure from the business community,” said Liam Donovan, a Republican political strategist. “But with the passage of a GOP debt limit proposal, any industry group or think tank that is more interested in keeping the economy on the rails understands that the path of least resistance is for Biden to sit down with McCarthy and come to a deal that allows everyone to save face.”

Read the full piece here.

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