White House Advisor David Plouffe Says No Budget Deal Reached Yet As Default Deadline Nears

White House senior advisor David Plouffe says there is no formal agreement between Congress and the White House on a final budget deal, but says that the framework of a viable deal is shaping up as the Aug. 2 debt ceiling deadline nears. "No, there's not" a deal, Plouffe told "This Week" anchor Christiane Amanpour, before outlining the framework being discussed. "Both parties agree that there is going to be a first stage deficit reduction - over a trillion dollars," Plouffe said. "There will...Full Story
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