Rep. David SchweikertDavid SchweikertDems launch early '18 attacks on GOP Senate targets Republicans add 13 members to Financial Services, Ways and Means committees The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (R-Ariz.) said that the House was doing all of the "heavy lifting" to come up with a debt-ceiling solution. He criticized President Obama for not providing a specific plan from the White House.
Schweikert said the real issue is not the debt ceiling, but the scale of the debt. He said he is waiting to see new Congressional Budget Office scoring on BoehnerJohn BoehnerTrump's pick for budget chief could signal major shift on Medicare, Social Security Trump pick signals sharp shift on Israel GOP faces daunting deadlines in 2017 MORE's proposal to decide if he would support the plan.
"The president still hasn't put something on paper yet, but they pretend like they're actually being a genuine partner in this negotiation. … My great frustration from the White House is you're seeing campaigner in chief."