Obama Rejects House Counteroffer

Posted at 11:45 AM, Oct 15, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-15 11:45:29-04

government shutdownWashington (CNN) — The White House is rejecting the latest proposal from House Republicans over the fiscal impasse. “The President has said repeatedly that Members of Congress don’t get to demand ransom for fulfilling their basic responsibilities to pass a budget and pay the nation’s bills,” a White House spokeswoman said. Separately, President Barack Obama will meet with House Democrats at the White House on Tuesday afternoon.

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