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Geithner: Debt Ceiling Will Be Hit On Monday

June56 Wrote: Dec 26, 2012 6:07 PM
All just so sickening as so many of us knew it would be if barry won a second term and here we are as the total nightmare begins. Elections do have consequences - too bad so many million didn't think it was a problem.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner wrote a letter to Congress today that the federal government will once more hit the statutory debt ceiling on Monday, allowing an unspecified amount of time before the government will have to shut down crucial operations merely to service its debt.

In the letter, Geithner writes that the ceiling will be hit on December 31, and even though the Treasury Department will be able to undertake "extraordinary measures" to make sure the U.S. won't experience the full effect of hitting the ceiling, there's an unspecified and unknown amount of time before a government shutdown...