© Reuters. Representative Kevin Hern, a Republican from Oklahoma, speaks during a House Small Business Committee hearing in Washington, DC, U.S., July 17, 2020. The committee hearing is looking into the Small Business Administration and Treasury pandemic programs. E
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Kevin Hern, who leads the largest Republican caucus, said on Thursday that he believed a deal to raise the nation’s debt-ceiling deal was “likely” by Friday afternoon.
“We are inching closer to a deal. I think it’s some of the finer points they are working on right now,” Hern told Reuters. “You are likely to see a deal by tomorrow afternoon.”