President Joe Biden has found himself on the losing end of the discussion over raising the debt ceiling as a new poll finds that a majority of Americans oppose the president’s stance in the debate.
The new poll conducted by SSRS finds that 60 percent of respondents think that Congress should only raise the debt ceiling if Washington also institutes spending cuts, CNN reported.
This poll is bad news for Biden because he has virulently opposed any cuts at all in the federal budget as it is linked to the debt ceiling hike discussion.
On Saturday, Republican Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy blasted the president for not being able to find “a single dollar” to cut.
“President Biden doesn’t think there is a single dollar of savings to be found in the federal government’s budget,” McCarthy wrote.
“He’d rather be the first president in history to default on the debt than to risk upsetting