WASHINGTON Breaking News: Treasury's Lew: Congress Needs to Pass Debt Limit

Now watching

Next video starts in : 7 Play

WASHINGTON Breaking News: Treasury's Lew: Congress Needs to Pass Debt Limit

WASHINGTON Breaking News: Treasury's Lew: Congress Needs to Pass Debt Limit
Replay video
Up next

Oklahoma Governor's daughter forced to move trailer from state mansion

Unlock your personal NFL Now stream by signing in to NFL.com

WASHINGTON Breaking News: Treasury's Lew: Congress Needs to Pass Debt Limit

by Wochit 0:52 mins

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said that Congress needs to raise the debt limit and take away the "cloud of uncertainty" about the nation's ability to pay its bills. U.S. Treasury-Secretary Jack Lew warned Congress against manufacturing a crisis over federal-spending in the months-ahead, as looming-deadlines set the stage for a repeat of the political-deadlock which two years ago triggered worldwide financial-market turmoil. President Barack Obama said in an interview that he has narrowed his choices to succeed Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to "some extraordinary candidates" and will announce his pick "over the next several months,"

View Comments (5)