It’s probably nothing, but Obama will meet congressional leaders today

It seems unlikely that this will produce a a breakthrough, but who knows? The NYTimes reports that Pres. Obama will meet congressional leaders from both parties and houses this afternoon and urge them to pass a “clean” continuing resolution to allow the government to reopen at pre-shutdown levels, and to raise the debt ceiling to head off the next crisis before it starts rattling the markets.

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Comments (2)

  1. Submitted by Ann Spencer on 10/02/2013 - 01:12 pm.

    My advice to the President

    If you give a mouse a cookie, he’s going to want a glass of milk.

  2. Submitted by Ray Schoch on 10/02/2013 - 01:56 pm.

    Mice and cookies

    I just read that book to my granddaughter and grandson last week.

    I’m not sure Republicans believe that their political backs are against the wall… yet. If that’s true, Eric’s assumption is likely correct.

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