Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) told this week’s ‘Fox News Sunday’ show that House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) told him Democrats don’t did not see “one thing” in the debt ceiling agreement in their favour. .
Anchor Shannon Bream asked, “Have you spoken to Minority Leader Jeffries? Looks like he’ll be bringing Democratic votes to the table. What does your conversation with him look like about crossing the finish line? »
McCarthy said, “I wanted Congress to work differently and treat Hakeem the way I wanted to be treated. We can disagree, I want him to know everything. Not everything is political. Whenever there is agreement and negotiation between the President and Congress, both parties come together and vote for the bill. Both talk about it. I’m not working with Hakeem to say, I need that number of votes, I think you’ll get a majority by voting for the bill because it’s a good bill. The president accepted. There will be many Democrats who will vote for it.
He added, “Right now, Democrats are very upset. But one thing Hakeem told me, there’s nothing in the bill for them. There is nothing in the bill for Democrats.
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