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What awaits Congress before summer recess

CQ Budget, Ep. 208

There's uncertainty about how long the Treasury Department can continue paying the nation's bills if Congress doesn't vote on raising or suspending the debt limit before the August recess.
There's uncertainty about how long the Treasury Department can continue paying the nation's bills if Congress doesn't vote on raising or suspending the debt limit before the August recess. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Both chambers are expected to debate and vote on a fiscal 2022 budget resolution with reconciliation instructions, while the Senate is planning to vote on the bipartisan infrastructure package and the debt limit suspension set to expire at the end of the month. CQ Roll Call’s Jennifer Shutt and Niels Lesniewski discuss everything to look out for in a packed July.

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