As we approach the time when the debt limit, and the lack of agreement between the two parties in Congress, will force the Government to miss payments, Congress does have an obligation to raise the debt limit or remove it entirely. But, Treasury Secretary Lew and the President need to acknowledge that there are things they can do too to avoid a default on the public debt, apart from either reminding Congresspeople of their responsibility, or giving into Republican demands.
|By: letsgetitdone Thursday August 29, 2013 7:00 pm|
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday August 27, 2013 12:10 pm|
The Obama administration will not negotiate over the debt limit again according to Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew. From CNBC:
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday August 27, 2013 10:20 am|
The next debt limit fight could be coming sooner than expected. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew wrote to Congressional leadership informing them the Federal government will likely reach its statutory debt limit by the middle of October, but it is difficult t to precisely calculate when that will happen. From Lew’s letter:
|By: MSPB Watch Saturday July 7, 2012 7:00 pm|
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