Speaker of the House John Boehner says the nation is headed toward default unless President Obama begins negotiating, while Treasury Sec. Jack Lew - appearing on 4 Sunday talk shows - insists the White House is ready to talk...after the debt ceiling is raised.
We are not going to pass a clean diplomatic efforts. Under my -- of president there's no way we're gonna pass -- the votes are not in the house to pass a clean debt limit. So under no circumstances would you pass a clean -- we are not going down that path of the nation's credit is that that risk. Because of the administration's refusal to sit down and have a conversation about what continues to it to refuse to negotiate the country's going to default. It's the path -- on. What do you think the impact on the decline in the world be if we do what went in the fall. Nothing good about it is October 17 also the day. That the country defaults on October 17 we'll exhaust our borrowing capacity. And explain that have nothing else in the drawer is that it's -- -- why unconditional resonates elsewhere. It we've just spent the last. Several months with congress creating this ridiculous choice. Where either you repeal the Affordable Care Act or you shut down the government or default on the United States they need to do their job they need to open the government they need to fund our ability to pay our bills -- are old bills but these are new and I just and that's and then we we -- open to negotiation.