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Debt limit strategy

CQ Budget, Episode No. 264

Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.,is pushing for spending cuts as a price for raising the debt limit.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.,is pushing for spending cuts as a price for raising the debt limit. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

House Republicans are mulling a short-term suspension of the debt limit in an attempt to buy time for a bipartisan deal. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman and Paul M. Krawzak outline the dilemma facing the GOP as it seeks to pair a debt limit increase with spending cuts.

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