Biden Dismissed Much Of GOP’s Position In Debt Ceiling Talks, Says ‘Unacceptable’

Biden Dismissed Much Of GOP's Position In Debt Ceiling Talks

President Joe Biden pauses as he speaks at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton in Washington, Saturday, April 29, 2023. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
  • President Biden on Sunday characterizing Republicans’ proposals toward reaching a debt ceiling deal with him as “extreme.”
  • Biden made the comment to world leaders gathered in Japan for Group of 7 talks.
  • “Much of what they’ve already proposed is simply, quite frankly, unacceptable,” Biden said at the news conference at the summit.
  • The president is expected later Sunday to talk by phone with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.