Kyl says GOP has not drawn line in sand over debt

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGOP moves to cut debate time for Trump nominees McConnell hits back at 'ridiculous' Chinaperson remark GOP senator: 'We were there' on immigration before talks got derailed 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 CornynGOP moves to cut debate time for Trump nominees Republicans want Trump’s VA nominee to withdraw Senators to Trump: Let Mueller finish Russia probe 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 LewOvernight Tech: EU investigates Apple's Shazam buy | FCC defends GOP commissioners CPAC visit | Groups sue FTC for Facebook privacy records | A big quarter for Google Treasury pushes back on travel criticism with data on Obama-era costs Big tech lobbying groups push Treasury to speak out on EU tax proposal 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.