Biden: We’re going to have discussion about US debt with House leader

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Joe Biden said on Friday that “we’re going to have a discussion” with House of Representatives Speaker Kevin McCarthy about the U.S. debt ceiling. At an event with city mayors, Biden said a U.S. debt default would be a calamity unlike anything ever seen in the United States financially. “The debt we’re paying on, and we’re gonna have a little discussion about that with the new majority leader of the House, has accumulated over 200 years,” Biden said, not naming McCarthy by name. He did not provide details on when he might talk to McCarthy, who wants to tie a vo…

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