"I think that's a ridiculous idea", the Wisconsin Republican said about the idea proposed by Democratic leaders, adding that a short-term debt limit increase would not benefit people in Texas and Louisiana who have to deal with the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. "His feeling was that we needed to come together to not create a picture of divisiveness at a time of genuine national crisis", he said of Trump.
Knowing the urgency needed and the difficulty of voting against disaster relief, Republican leadership plans to attach an increase to the debt ceiling when the bill arrives in the Senate, putting conservatives who oppose lifting the borrowing limit without budgetary reforms and guarantees of reduced government spending in a hard place: Vote against disaster relief or turn their back on principled opposition to increased government spending. "We agreed to a three-month extension on debt ceiling, which they consider to be sacred - very important - always we'll agree on debt ceiling automatically because of the importance of it". If not, the government would be unable to borrow more money or pay its bills, including its debt payments.
The deal would clear the deck of the three biggest September priorities for GOP leadership amid a packed floor schedule, but is likely to spark outrage from rank-and-file Republicans.
The agreement comes as Congress, which reconvened this week following the August recess, faces a series of pressing fiscal deadlines. But while the Democratic offer could make up for lost conservative votes, it would mean revisiting the debt-ceiling debate in just three months, an option some lawmakers want to avoid.
China has opposed deployment of THAAD, saying its powerful radar can probe deep into its territory, undermining its security. Trump is to speak Wednesday with China's president. " To be more precise, I think it is altogether impossible ", he added .
Wisconsin is ranked No. 9 in the latest AP Top 25 and 11th in the Amway Coaches Top 25 poll, both out on Tuesday. Texas, which was No. 23 last week, fell out of the poll after dropping a 51-41 decision to Maryland .
Note: Outfielder Nori Aoki agreed to a contract with the Mets and was expected to join the team before its game at Houston. Tomlin gave up six hits in 5 2/3 innings, walked one and struck out two in his first start coming off the disabled list.
The election in Gujarat is due at the end of this year and the party will soon launch its poll slogan "Garaje Gujarat". Besides Jaitley, three other union ministers are also holding additional charges of different ministries.
The black hole appears to be mid-sized and not almost as big as the giant ones present at the centers of galaxies. They say the gravitational force is likely caused by a black hole measuring about 1.4 trillion kilometers across.
Her record is just shy of only one other US astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent 340 consecutive days in space. Returning cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin logged even more time in space: 673 days over five missions.
Everybody seems to be having a splendid time, and Geralt breaks the fourth wall to ask after the viewer's health. As she gets of her horse and makes her way inside, we're greeted with characters from across the Witcher series.
The Group B rivals meet in southeastern Nigerian city Uyo this Friday and in Cameroonian capital Yaounde three days later. The Eagles are now topping the group on 6 points, four points above Cameroon, and five above Algeria and Zambia.
Mominul back, Tigers opt to bat in 2nd Test
Usman Khawaja has been dropped from Australia's Test side, while Steve O'Keefe is in for a three-pronged spin attack. But our boys are also pretty fresh and they are very consistent in Chittagong also.
Demonitisation, pre-GST destocking reasons for drop in Q1 GDP
The Indian economy has slowed down further compared with the preceding quarter when it had posted a 6.1 per cent growth rate. The drop in growth was even sharper compared to the like quarter a year ago when the country's GDP grew at 7.9 per cent.
Union ministers quit ahead of Cabinet reshuffle
If sources are to be believed, the Prime Ministers Office (PMO) carried out a detailed audit of performance of Cabinet ministers. Railways minister Suresh Prabhu, who had offered to resign in the wake of recent train accidents could be on his way out too.
Court in Kenya declares election result invalid
He had won the annulled poll by 54 per cent, polling 8,203,290 votes against Mr Odinga's 6,762, 224 (44.74 per cent). In a televised address to the nation, Kenyatta said he disagreed with the court's ruling but would respect it.
Rohingyas die as boat capsizes in Naf river
Thousands of Rohingyas, who fled their homes in the violence-hit state, are waiting on the borders to seek shelter in Bangladesh . The Myanmar government has kept the matters indoor till date and has denied access to any worldwide aid groups.