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Biden dismisses GOP threats to not cooperate with Democrats on lifting debt ceiling: ‘Nope, they’re not going to let us default’

Joe Biden and Mitch McConnell speaking

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President Joe Biden dismissed threats from Republicans who say they won’t strike a deal on raising the debt ceiling, a fresh sign that both parties are on the verge of a major clash that raises the threat of default.

“Nope, they’re not going to let us default,” he told reporters. “$8 trillion of that is on the Republicans’ watch.”