In the prolonged standoff over the coming debt ceiling crisis, it appears that President Biden has blinked first. After refusing to negotiate with House Republicans for weeks, the president has invited House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and other Republican leaders to the White House for budget talks. It took a warning that the ceiling will be hit earlier than expected to get Biden to budge.
Metro Nashville police still won’t give up the Covenant School shooter’s manifesto. Now they’re being sued for it.
Donald Trump is breaking form. For the first time since 2016, he’s appearing in a CNN town hall next week to pitch his campaign.
And we’ve lost another legendary singer. Gordon Lightfoot has died at 84. You know his songs, The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald and If You Could Read My Mind, and many more.