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Good evening I'm Bret -- -- there is a honeymoon at all for President Obama and his second term it might be.
Four months that's how long house Republicans want to extend the debt limit what they many strings attached bill that has critics.
Howling on both sides of the -- chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel is at the capitol tonight house.
Control of its house leaders are planning a vote tomorrow on increasing the nation's borrowing authority through May eighteenth.
The package will include a requirement that both the house and senate passed budget resolutions by April 15.
If a budget isn't passed the plan would withhold lawmakers' salaries putting them in escrow.
The resistance to the debt limit vote so far is coming from rank and file house conservatives.
Frank who got have a budget and but.
Raising the debt ceiling and for a budget to be named later is is to me something I probably won't be able to vote for.
If you've -- it for three months and -- three months from now.
With what principles do you stand on that keep you from raising it again.
But all Republicans have been frustrated by the senate failing to pass a budget speaker -- office released this info graphic about what could have been accomplished since the last budget passed on April 20 ninth 2009.
It included 179.
Round trips to the moon.
Or circumnavigate the globe 73 times leading senate Republicans say it's about time for the senate to step up.
It's been almost four years since the United States senate has acted on a budget.
In fact if you can believe this many you have ipads -- didn't exist the last time the senate passed a budget.
The senate majority leader didn't say no but he didn't fully embrace the house deal either.
I'm very glad that they send -- Clean debt they're going to send a clean debt ceiling bill the other stuff on it will.
Approach that when we need to but I'm glad that we're not facing crisis here in a matter of a few days.
At the White House Jay Carney signaled President Obama would sign it I'm bill still has to overcome some concerns.
Expressed by members of the house and senate before can pass both chambers.
-- can reach the president's desk.
If it does it reaches the president's desk he would not stand in the way.
The -- becoming -- So it appears pressure is building on senator Reid to act meanwhile late today.
Sources say speaker Boehner told GOP members behind closed doors their house budget chairman Paul Ryan is working on a budget plan that would balance within ten years.
Boehner says he applauds that goal and shares -- Brett.
-- meant a lot on the hill tonight Mike thank you.
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