McConnell: Good-Faith Negotiations Continue

Mitch McConnell
Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today regarding the negotiations over bipartisan legislation to reopen the government and prevent a default—without busting the bipartisan budget caps:

“We have had an opportunity over the last couple of days to have some very constructive exchanges of views about how to move forward. Those discussions continue, and I share [the] optimism that we’re going to get a result that will be acceptable to both sides.”

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