Obama Calls For a Vote in Congress: President Barack Obama has urged Congress to promptly convene a vote to re-open the government and raise the debt ceiling because “ suspicion” that there are already ” enough votes ” to take forward an initiative in this regard.
” I have a strong suspicion that there are enough votes,” Obama stressed during a visit to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA ) which has insisted on the services you have stopped offering federal administration because of lack of funds .
” Celebrate a vote . Convocadla now and see what happens ,” added the president, who fears that the country into bankruptcy if Democrats and Republicans do not agree on the House of Representatives and the Senate by 17 October .
The White House fears effects ” catastrophic ” if the U.S. finally falls into receivership .
Presidency spokesman , Jay Carney , defended a proposal by the Democratic Party to raise the debt ceiling for a year and prevent new short-term uncertainties .
One of the consequences of the closure of Government , which applies from 1 October, has been forced down many FEMA employees .
The agency was forced to call some of these workers to cope with the storm ‘ Karen ‘ but now, with the cyclone weakened resubmitted to house a few hundred .