Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he and congressional leaders have “reached an agreement’”on overall spending levels in a two-year deal to raise the budget caps, in addition to settling on a two-year debt limit increase, Politico reports.
Playbook: “There are high-ranking officials in the White House who seem to be trying to kill this deal. They are downplaying the potential for a compromise coming together, and saying it is not as close as everyone thinks. Furthermore, senior Republican sources on Capitol Hill said today that this deal is not good for the GOP, and the White House and Pelosi are not as close as everyone lets on. It’s tough to keep track of what’s what with this crew, but there’s a lot of noise.”Save to Favorites