Kyl says GOP has not drawn line in sand over debt

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellSenate passes 0B defense bill Overnight Health Care: New GOP ObamaCare repeal bill gains momentum Overnight Finance: CBO to release limited analysis of ObamaCare repeal bill | DOJ investigates Equifax stock sales | House weighs tougher rules for banks dealing with North Korea MORE (R-Ky.) reiterated Tuesday that Senate Republicans want the discussion to be about trillions in cuts, and said the discussion cannot include tax increases.

Sen. John CornynJohn CornynNew GOP ObamaCare repeal bill gains momentum Week ahead: Senators near deal to stabilize ObamaCare markets GOP eying 'blue slip' break to help Trump fill the courts MORE (R-Texas) told reporters he is telling colleagues they should vote against any debt ceiling increase if the spending cuts tied to the bill are not sufficient. 

Kyl told The Hill that he did not know what specific subject would come up at the Biden talks later on Tuesday. The talks began last Thursday.

Obama budget director Jack LewJacob (Jack) Joseph LewBipartisan bill would force Treasury to put Tubman on bill Top conservative rails against ‘clean’ debt limit increase Trump mocked Obama for three chiefs of staff in three years MORE met with Senate Democrats Tuesday and tried to sell them on the need to offer a debt trigger as part of the Biden talks.