The White House, after a lengthy back-and-forth with reporters, that President Obama would sign the short-term debt limit deal proposed by House Speaker John A. Boehner, even if the deal contains nothing about ending the government shutdown.
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its responsibilities,” White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters.
“If Congress takes action without partisan strings attached, that would
be a good thing.”