By Bob Cusack - 07/12/11 07:20 PM EDT
Behind closed doors, Geithner's mood is not upbeat, Reid suggested.
"I have watched Secretary Geithner during the course of these discussions become more concerned and solemn each time we meet. He understands, more than any one else [the ramifications of not reaching an agreement.]"
Reid ripped Republicans for walking away from various negotiations, warning that the stock market could "crash" if the debt ceiling is not lifted.