Bruce Bartlett has worked for many Republican officeholders, including Jack Kemp and President Ronald Reagan, for whom he was a domestic policy adviser. He is the author of “Wrong on Race: The Democratic Party's …
The Washington Post
Lew said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that he has exhausted all of the "extraordinary measures" he employed when the debt limit was reached in May. "I have no more. That means that on October 17th, we'll …
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Residence organ
Rallying point of deficit hawks set to become Trump’s problem U.S. must cut cash holdings to less than one day’s outlays One of the first tests of the Trump administration will be what to do about the statutory limit on …
Ceiling
Blank Social Security checks are run through a printer at the U.S. Treasury printing facility February 11, 2005 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The debt ceiling is back, and it could be around for awhile. Secretary of the …
Congress cuts spending only when forced to act, but it should carefully consider its options on the debt limit. The federal government hit the statutory debt limit on May 19, 2013, with $16.7 trillion in debt.[1]; Two days …
Heritage Foundation
Many dismiss gold as a sort of lunatic fringe investment. But prices have continued to climb along with the level of the U.S. debt ceiling. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. …
President Donald Trump signed an executive order for a hiring freeze on federal workers. Raising the debt limit is now officially a problem for President Donald Trump. In a news release on Wednesday, Trump’s Treasury …
Raising
Washington (CNN) - There is no daylight between his vote against raising the debt ceiling as a senator in 2006 and his call for Congress to increase the limit in the next 10 days, President Barack Obama said …
Barack Obama
Adam H. Rosenzweig from the Washington University School of Law proposes a different approach to ending the debt ceiling crisis: Let the Supreme Court resolve it as a Constitutional matter. What should happen when …
Supreme Court of the United States
According to the U.S. Treasury, the latest debt ceiling was reached on Dec. 31, 2012, and "extraordinary measures" are again being used in order to not exceed that borrowing limit set by Congress. Furthermore, …
The Debt