WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama has called House Speaker John Boehner to urge a vote that would allow the government to borrow more money.
Senate Democrats are planning a vote this week to provide new borrowing, without new spending cuts Republicans want.
The White House says Obama urged Boehner to allow a timely vote on the measure, quote, "with no ideological strings attached."
Boehner's office says Obama reiterated in the Tuesday morning call that he won't negotiate on the government shutdown or raising the debt limit. The White House says Obama is willing to negotiate, on topics including his health care law, after the threats of government shutdown and default have been removed
Obama plans a Tuesday afternoon press conference as the shutdown is in its eighth day.
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