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US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warns on debt ceiling

By DW
09 September 2021   |   12:09 pm
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has warned the US government will run out of money next month. She called on Congress to raise the debt limit in a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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