WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Deputy US Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo said Friday that the US government is unable to “triage” payment priorities if the debt ceiling is not raised. government challenges.
Speaking on CNN as the White House and Congressional Republicans approached an agreement that would cap spending and raise the borrowing limit, Adeyemo said, “I’m not confident that we’re able to do any kind of prioritization that will mean all seniors, all veterans, all Americans get paid.”
(Reporting by Doina Chiacu and David Lawder; editing by Doina Chiacu)
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