Biden, McCarthy hold ‘productive’ and ‘frank’ debt limit talks as fiscal cliffs loom

By: - February 1, 2023 5:58 pm
U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy talks to reporters

U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy answers questions from reporters Feb. 1, 2023, at the U.S. Capitol about debt limit talks at the White House. (Jennifer Shutt/States Newsroom)


U.S. Rep. Byron Donalds talks to reporters
U.S. Rep. Byron Donalds, a Florida Republican, speaks to reporters following a closed-door meeting on the debt limit Feb. 1, 2023, in the Capitol basement. (Jennifer Shutt/States Newsroom)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.