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U.S. Hits Debt Limit, Triggering ‘Extraordinary Measures’ To Avoid Default

U.S. Hit Its Statutory Debt Limit, Setting Up Bitter Standoff Between Republicans & Biden

The U.S. government hit its statutory $31.4 trillion debt limit Thursday, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen announced, prompting the Treasury to start taking “extraordinary measures” in order for the nation to avoid a catastrophic default for at least the next few months.

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