"But at some point we will have to sit down on a bipartisan basis and address the long-term drivers of the debt".
U.S. lawmakers need to find out what happened in the case of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi before taking any steps against Saudi Arabia, Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnelltold Bloomberg News on Tuesday, calling U.S. -Saudi relations "not great".
"Mitch McConnell made a big mistake yesterday: he gave away his real intentions", Nelson said Wednesday.
"I think it's pretty safe to say that entitlement changes, which is the real driver of the debt by any objective standard, may well be hard if not impossible to achieve when you have unified government", McConnell said.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi seized on McConnell's comments, saying, "Like clockwork, Republicans in Congress are setting in motion their plan to destroy the Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security that seniors and families rely on, just months after they exploded the deficit by $2 trillion with their tax scam for the rich".
Republicans spent most of the Obama administration slamming deficits, but they have mainly ignored the issue during the Trump administration to support his agenda of raising spending while cutting taxes, the Post reported.
It's true that, as the population ages, Medicare and Social Security are the main drivers of projected long-term USA debt, along with rising interest payments. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget said recently that legislation enacted in fiscal 2018, including tax cuts and spending increases, would add $445 billion to next year's deficit - or 46 percent of the projected total.
At the time, large swaths of the complaint were blacked out, including the information forming the basis of the fraud allegations. However, by discarding shorter video views, the company also arrived at higher average watch times .
At that point, the policy rate would be at 3.4 percent, according to the median of Fed officials' individual forecasts. Trump was more specific Tuesday in his critique, pointing to low inflation numbers.
Since launch , the spacecraft has provided a look at the remains of exploding stars and found black holes across the universe. Only the essential instruments it needs to survive are now working, but all of its scientific equipment are otherwise safe.
Moon expressed his gratitude to the pontiff and the Vatican for praying for peace on the divided peninsula half a world away. Moon also played an important role in setting up June's meeting in Singapore between Kim and US President Donald Trump.
It announced it was suspending operations and cancelling all its flights just before midnight on Wednesday (October 17). Another company has since named itself Cyprus Airways after acquiring the logo and the brand from the Cypriot state.
He is no longer allowed to work as a cab or ride-sharing driver and Uber officials say he has been removed from their platform. He allegedly changed customer destinations on the Uber app at least 11 times and sent in fake information about cleaning fees.
Authorities in Vietnam have released dissident blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, also known by the pseudonym "Mother Mushroom". Quynh received the International Women of Courage Award in 2017, presented to her in absentia by U.S.
Tests also showed the specific strain of salmonella that made them sick is resistant to multiple antibiotics, the agency said. Most people infected with Salmonella recover without treatment, though in rare cases, antibiotics are needed for treatment.
Tether (CURRENCY:USDT) traded down 2.9% against the USA dollar during the 1-day period ending at 7:00 AM Eastern on October 15th. Investors can then use their newly-acquired Ethereum or Bitcoin to purchase Tether using one of the aforementioned exchanges.
During another demonstration, Meghan got a shock when a group of school children demonstrated a miniature F1 race track. Some members of the crowd sang Stand By Me - a song the couple chose for their wedding service in May.
Investment crucial to future of oil industry: Opec
India , which imports more than 80 percent of its oil needs, shipped in 4.2 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude in 2017. Crude oil prices gained about $10 a barrel in three months to October 3 but gave up $6 in the following 10 days.
Power outage: Brewers' bats struggle in 13-inning loss
Muncy found a hole in the left side of the infield for a go-ahead RBI single that also kncked Woodruff out of the game. By the time Manny Machado rounded third base, the Los Angeles Dodgers had already started streaming out of the dugout.
Kanye West records music in Uganda
We have to make MAGAzines [he laughs] ... "It would have been great if he had used his voice for the good of people in Africa". Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West gift the President of Uganda with a pair of signed white sneakers.
Royal fan makes Meghan Markle a necklace. THIS happens
A teenage girl cried tears of joy after being greeted by the prince , while Meghan was inundated by gifts and flower bouquets. Eagle-eyed fans spotted Meghan with her mobile phone out while in Melbourne - in a rare move for a senior royal.
Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Canada
Canada is the second country in the world to legalize marijuana (behind Uruguay), but the laws do vary from province to province . MI and North Dakota are the only states this year deciding on the legalization of recreational marijuana this November election.