Blunt says that after the last 16 days, no one wants to be where the Democrats and Republicans in Congress or the President are in terms of approval ratings.
Eighteen republicans, including local Congresswoman Ann Wagner, met at the White House Thursday night about how to reopen the government.
If congress doesn’t decide what to do with the debt ceiling by a mid-October deadline, that opens up a new set of problems.
Charlie talks with STL Cardinals Broadcaster Mike Shannon about Stan Musial; with CBS Correspondent Bob Fuss about the debt ceiling; with the George Vescey, author of “Stan Musial”.
A recent petition created on the White House’s official page is calling for government to pawn Mount Rushmore to the federal reserve in order to cover the national debt.
Says deficit is still to high; won’t negotiate raising debt ceiling.
In the absence of congressional action, come Jan. 1, income taxes will go up, and extended unemployment benefits will end.
Grover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.
Congress should come back to Washington to restore the public’s confidence and to reassure the public that the U.S. will not go into another recession.
Lucy Nobbe had a small plane drag a banner expressing her frustration with Congress.