Boris Johnson has admired an "absolutely amazing" picture of Sir Winston Churchill's 1941 Congressional address, which Speaker Nancy Pelosi shared with him upon his arrival at the Capitol building in Washington.
The prime minister said it was a "great honour" to visit the US Congress and assured Ms Pelosi: "We stand by you, shoulder to shoulder with you, in sticking up for our values." Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Senate Republicans blocked a House-passed bill to suspend the debt limit and avert a government shutdown from advancing in the Senate. The move comes after Republicans had insisted that Democrats act alone to address the debt limit and leaves Congress without a clear plan to keep the government open with the threat of a potential shutdown looming by the end of the week.
Democratic Rep. Nikema Williams of Georgia, a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, tells CNN’s Pamela Brown she’s confident that the bipartisan infrastructure bill and the reconciliation package will pass in the coming days.