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Idaho Sen. Crapo to Treasury’s Lew: Long-term debt is ‘the real crisis’

Idaho GOP Sen. Mike Crapo told U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Thursday that he understands the near-term fight over raising the debt limit is a serious concern for the American economy, but pressed Lew to acknowledge the underlying $16.7 trillion

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Idaho’s Crapo to Treasury’s Lew: no talk of tax hikes without entitlement reform

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo joined all 10 of his Republican colleagues on the Senate Finance Committee in telling Treasury Secretary Jack Lew that next month’s debt limit extension should be used as a lever to tackle reform of Social Security

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Posted in Election Central, Idaho Politics