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GOP wants deep cuts before raising U.S. debt limit

Publié par Clifford Armion le 02/08/2011

Lisa Mascaro

"Reporting from Washington House Republican leaders are prepared to take the politically unpopular step of raising the nation's debt limit this spring if the price is right. "Their strategy is to extract steep spending cuts in exchange for acquiescing to the Obama administration's request to increase the debt ceiling beyond its $14.29-trillion limit. "The showdown, which will play out over the next several weeks, is a gamble for Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) as he leads his emboldened but philosophically divided House majority amid Democratic criticism that Republicans are courting economic catastrophe." Read on...
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"GOP wants deep cuts before raising U.S. debt limit", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), août 2011. Consulté le 27/02/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/gop-wants-deep-cuts-before-raising-u-s-debt-limit