The Debt Ceiling Could Be Trump's 'Trump Card' In Congress

Business | Robert Donachie
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks at a press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 14, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘We’re going to work with Secretary Mnuchin’

Trump, Congress And The Debt Ceiling

Opinion | Neil Siefring
Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence (L-R), Representative Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Representative Steve Scalise (R-LA) laugh when a reporter Ryan called on began to ask Pence a question about his criticism of Donald Trump, during a joint news conference following a House Republican party conference meeting in Washington, U.S. September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

They should work steadily to turn lemons like the debt ceiling into the lemonade of conservative reform.

EXCLUSIVE: Secret Fed Docs Show Obama Misled Congress, Public During Debt Limit Crises

Daily Caller News Foundation | Richard Pollock
U.S. President Barack Obama in Omaha, Nebraska, January 13, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

“Treasury apparently directed the New York Fed not to answer valid Congressional oversight inquiries because Treasury knew the answers would expose the dishonesty of the Administration’s public statements,” Report by House Financial Services Committee

Rand Paul's Filibuster Runs Short

Politics | Kerry Picket
U.S. Republican presidential candidate and Senator Rand Paul speaks during the Heritage Action for America presidential candidate forum in Greenville, South Carolina on September 18, 2015. REUTERS/Chris Keane

‘Enough is Enough’

CBO Report: Treasury's Cash Balance Will Be Entirely Depleted By Mid-November

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Storm clouds approach the U.S. Capitol dome during a day of rain in Washington November 6, 2014. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

The Congressional Budget Office released a report Wednesday backing Treasury Secretary Jack Lew’s claims that Congress has until early November to address the debt limit before the country is unable to meet its financial obligations.

How Republicans Can Get Out Ahead Of The Next Debt-Limit Fight

Opinion | Neil Siefring

Revive the Boehner Rule, with conservative support.

The Boehner 28

Opinion | W. James Antle III
Speaker of the House John Boehner walks to his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington

Republicans will cut spending — next time.

Conservatives call for Boehner's head after vote to hike debt ceiling

Politics | Alexis Levinson

The vote to raise the debt ceiling did not go over well

House votes to raise debt ceiling -- without any conditions

Politics | Alexis Levinson
Speaker of the House John Boehner listens to a question during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington

Bill passes with mostly Democratic votes

When a ceiling is not a ceiling

Opinion | Hughey Newsome

The DOJ cracks down on a ratings agency that downgraded the U.S. debt, while the administration is unwilling to address deficits.

Sen. Tom Coburn: America in debt crisis 'not because we didn't agree, but because we did'

Politics | Brendan Bordelon

‘The American people don’t believe we have a debt ceiling’

The Tea Party's freshman class gets schooled

Opinion | Justin Paulette

The GOP sans-culottes need to convince the American people they can govern.

How Margaret Thatcher would have handled the shutdown

Opinion | Stephen Thompson

She wasn’t afraid to pick tough fights, but she also knew how to win.

Peter Schiff: 'The debt ceiling is not a ceiling'

Business | Faith Braverman
Peter Schiff

‘We should just call it the debt sky!’

Chinese agency downgrades US debt, despite budget deal

Business | Tim Cavanaugh

Dagong Global Credit Rating says congressional debt agreement just made likelihood of default more clear

Harvard study: U.S. government saddles EVERY American worker with $123,000 in debt

Politics | Bethan Owen
Budget Battle Poll

Current US debt stands at $16.7 trillion