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And you couldn't really see these two deadlines emerging in.
Now you also see some signs of what has actually -- -- in the ground work for our discussions on the debt ceiling.
-- Wall Street CEOs that were over here today the focus was not really the government shut down it was the debt ceiling and and you also have Jack -- the Treasury Secretary in this meeting today with congressional lawmakers.
The main purpose for him being there they would tell these lawmakers about the risks of a goalie over the nations that doing so.
Already you're seeing some of these -- starting to turn as as the White House prepares for the debt ceiling fight.
Boy I tell you John though you listen to the White House briefing today and it just didn't seem like anything was coming out of this meeting uses.
Jake rice the president's not negotiating amendments yeah it's a very strange things -- announce that we're gonna have a meeting to talk but -- it not an advance that there can be no negotiating so I mean.
It will play can master or something I don't I don't quite get what the point to something like that is.
Except insofar as -- about optics you know you listen to Barack Obama and his.
Interview just now and it's all about projecting this was -- on the calm reasonable person not like those crazy people.
On the merits the idea that he bent over backwards in view of Republicans.
I'm sure he feels that way but how does a guy didn't call Mitch McConnell for the first eighteen months of his presidency.
-- with the sort of unusual.
They want that this is all about positioning my guess is that there isn't a lot actually going on in this meeting.
But they want to telegraphed this idea that they're trying to seem like they're being reasonable to make the Republicans looking -- -- more unreasonable.