Post navigation Biden and Congressional Democrats have proposed a policy that would lift the debt ceiling through 2023, allowing the government to borrow without Congressional approval. Republicans have criticized this policy, arguing that it would remove a necessary check on spending. Many have suggested that Democrats should be open to more stringent reforms to ensure financial stability. Six people have died in a New Zealand hostel fire and authorities believe that more victims may be found. An investigation has been launched to identify the victims and determine what caused the fire. Emergency personnel have responded and rescue workers are on scene.