House to Vote to Suspend Debt Ceiling

Melina Wisecup
By Melina Wisecup
September 21, 2021NTD Evening Newsshare

Congress must fund the government by next week in order to avoid a shutdown. The House will vote on the funding bill this week, but congressional leadership has also included in it a move to suspend the national debt until next year. Economists liken this debt suspension to writing a blank check for the federal government.

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