Ryan: GOP Leaders Tempering Member Expectations Ahead Of Debt Limit Fight | Talking Points Memo

House Republicans are still publicly pushing Democrats to accept spending cuts in exchange for increasing the country’s borrowing limit. But in private, they’re being clear with their members about the huge economic consequences of breaching the debt ceiling — hammering the point that they can’t use default as a threat in budget negotiations with the White House and Senate.

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