Washington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--January 9, 2015.
Mitch McConnell Raises the Possibility of a Grand Bargain with President Obama
In his first major speech since becoming the new Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell (R-KY) challenged President Obama to work with him, hinting that he is interested in a “Grand Bargain.” McConnell outlined an ambitious plan that includes Social Security and Medicare reforms as well as steps to achieve a balanced budget. The last big effort at a major Social Security, Medicare, budget, and tax reform agreement came during secret talks between House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH . . .