CONTROL Episode 10: Only Congress Can Avoid a Default Feat. Rohit Kumar

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Brendan Buck

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Annalyse Keller

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01.26.23

The debt ceiling has been breached and the debate on Capitol Hill is just starting to unfold. Hosts Brendan Buck and Annalyse Keller are joined by PwC’s Rohit Kumar – a veteran of the 2011 debt ceiling standoff where he served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Leader Mitch McConnell. The trio discuss the history of debt ceiling fights, explore the limits of proposed workarounds, and ponder the best way to avoid a catastrophic outcome.