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Every seat -- can -- in both chambers for what is shaping up as a post election free for all over the debt ceiling.
Chief White House correspondent Ed Henry tells us the president tried to make nice today for a while.
Takes a -- Kids right now after hitting congress over his to do list on jobs a peace offering from President Obama.
Plunking down 62 dollars -- sandwiches at a Washington Delhi for lunch with congressional leaders at the White House.
Speaker John Boehner ate the sandwich but would not -- -- on the president's proposal to again raise the nation's.
Debt -- after the election without any spending cuts attached.
The cordial -- and quickly evolving back into gridlock.
Is Boehner dug in -- said he would not increase the government's ability to borrow more without a serious debt plan.
While the president dug in -- said he wants a clean increase with no cuts and the president's.
Point was we should not hold the full faith and credit of the United States hostage.
21 party's political agenda that plunges both parties back into the full scale war that market last summer's debacle.
And nearly brought the economy to a screeching halt -- I haven't heard combined -- so long I wouldn't even recognize it around the over the last two days Boehner has tried to protect his right flank.
Like demanding spending cuts and accusing the president of bailing on a grand bargain than -- between.
Knowing what's right -- in what's right this courage.
And the president I'm sorry to say lost his courage last summer a message Republicans are pounding in a new ad by crossroads GPS.
Today -- pledging to cut the deficit we inherited.
-- -- By the end of my first term in office.
Because he hasn't even come White House aides note the president signed -- two trillion dollars in cuts.
And the stumbling block to more is GOP refusals to increase taxes it's the absolute refusal of Republicans who accept.
Wide bipartisan commissions.
Except which is that we need a balanced approach to this.
While a new fox poll shows the public's approval of the president's overall job performance is up to 49%.
An increase of four points from April.
Approves of his performance on the deficit.
A whopping 59%.
Jay Carney would not -- today on questions about how much time the White House will devote to preventing a crisis clearly the president has a busy campaign schedule ahead.
In in the months and in weeks ahead Chicago announcing today they -- 43 point six million dollars in April a big number.
But it's a drop from what they raised in March -- -- and a lot of north lawn.
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