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The Latest: Treasury predicts US will raise debt ceiling


August 25, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, Republican Party (all times local):

3 p.m.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) is predicting that Congress will raise the government's borrowing limit in September, before a deadline for default.

Mnuchin made his prediction Friday, a day after President Donald Trump accused Republican congressional leaders of botching efforts to avoid an unprecedented default on the national debt. Trump accused lawmakers of ignoring his advice and said what could have been an easy fix is "now a mess!"

The Treasury Department has said th...

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