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Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Thursday that the debate over the US debt ceiling amounts to "flirting with a self-inflicted crisis" but that everyone "breathed a sigh of relief" after Democrats and Republicans reached a deal to avert economic disaster. ...
'Kudlow' host Larry Kudlow criticizes Biden's spending plan. ...
Representative Hirono (D-HI) joins Geoff Bennett to discuss the setbacks the democrats are experiencing in their efforts to pass the $3.5 million reconciliation bill. “Now that we have this debt ceiling done, at least for two months, we can focus on the things that can really make a difference to the American people," says Hirono. "The kinds of programmatic areas that are in the Build Back Better bill better, are items that the people have been waiting for what seems like forever child care tax ...
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Thursday on CNN's "OutFront" that it has become “increasingly damaging” for the United States to set a debt ceiling. | Clips ...

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