U.S. default could begin June 8 without agreement, top economist tells Congress

By: - May 4, 2023 4:35 pm

‘Simply put, we must raise the debt limit. We must do it now and we must do it without wrecking lives and livelihoods to appease eccentric billionaires,’ U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said during a hearing held by U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget Thursday. (Screenshot)

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Ashley Murray
Ashley Murray

Ashley Murray covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include domestic policy and appropriations.