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Experts on ‘Failed’ Trump-Kim Summit: ‘No Deal Better than Bad Deal’

U.S. President Donald Trump “may have avoided getting entrapped into a bad deal” by refusing to accept dictator Kim Jong-un’s scant denuclearization offer in exchange for major sanctions relief at the second unprecedented summit with North Korea earlier this year, a renowned expert on negotiations with the rogue regime told lawmakers on Tuesday.

N. Korea state media airs feature on Trump-Kim summit

Darling: Attach Cut, Cap, and Balance to Debt Limit Hike

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin argued on Fox News Sunday for a “clean” hike in the debt limit. Mnuchin also pushed a strategy of attaching the debt limit as an amendment to a bill to provide $7.9 billion in temporary relief to victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell

Paul/Mulvaney Conference Call: Mitch McConnell Should Do His Job, Or ‘Just Quit and Go Home’

“If [Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell] doesn’t really want to do his job” when it comes to budgeting, “he should just quit and go home,” South Carolina Republican Rep. Mick Mulvaney says. “If he’s going to make it where the president gets to run the country unless the Congress disapproves something? That’s a joke. So no, I hope it doesn’t come to that.”

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talks with reporters after the weekly Senate Republican policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol July 21, 2015 in Washington, DC.