GOP Lawmaker Urges Democrats to Address Debt Limit on Saturday

Sept. 24, 2021, 8:09 PM

GOP Rep. Jason Smith calls on Democrats to use Saturday’s scheduled markup to amend a budget resolution to allow for a debt limit increase through the reconciliation process.

  • “I strongly urge you to have this Committee consider a revised fiscal year 2022 budget resolution during our business meeting tomorrow, to give your colleagues and your leadership all the tools they need to address the debt limit in an expedited manner,” Smith, the top Republican on the Budget Committee, writes in letter to Chairman John Yarmuth
  • NOTE: The House Budget Committee has scheduled a rare Saturday session to approve the tax ...

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