WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden sought Monday to ease a debt limit standoff by inviting the four Congressional leaders to the White House on May 9 — signaling the growing fears of a default as the federal government might be unable to pay its bills as soon as June 1.

Administration and congressional officials confirmed the individual calls to lawmakers and the meeting date, insisting on anonymity to discuss the plans. Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he spoke with Biden and expects to speak with him again, though he did not say whether he will attend the meeting.

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Jimzan 3

Wow the Dirtbags (IMHO) at the Associated Press do not even list the names of the congressman invited to the white house...Maybe it is Mitt Romney, Liz Cheney, Mitch McConnell, or Adam Kinzinger all cowardly traitors (IMHO)...Biden is a Coward...invite "Kevin McCarthy" to the white house....Biden you Rat Brained POS Coward. And seeing how Biden is trying to Destroy America (a debt that he owes China)...lets speed things along....After all you don't mind if your grandchildren are slaves (to pay off America's massive debt) do you...?

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