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US debt default negotiators get extra breathing room
By Sebastian Smith
ATTENTION - UPDATES with new X-date, ADDS IMF director's quotes ///
Washington, May 26, 2023 (AFP) - Democrats and Republicans inched towards a deal Friday to avoid a crippling US debt default -- and won a bit of extra breathing room as the Treasury Department pushed back the date the government's money will run out.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said the dreaded X-date w ...