Treasury secretary pinpoints June 5 as earliest date for U.S. debt default

By: - May 27, 2023 8:49 am

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said if Congress fails to increase the debt limit, it would cause severe hardship to American families. (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.