PBS NewsHour

Congress' unusual solution to the debt ceiling disagreement

Clip: 12/07/2021 | 3m 4s | Video has closed captioning.

The clock has been ticking on the next potential fiscal crisis for the U.S. Government. The nation’s debt ceiling could be reached as soon as next week, and the government might not have the funds to pay its bill. But a breakthrough between Republicans and Democrats Tuesday means they may have found a way out. Judy Woodruff is joined by congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins with more.

Aired: 12/07/21

Rating: NR

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