October 15, 2015 3:30 pm -


Treasury Secretary Jack Lew sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner informing him that the United States runs out of money November 3.

UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 25: Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, holds a news conference on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, to discuss his decision to resign his position as Speaker and leave Congress at the end of October. (Photo By Bill Clark/Roll Call/Pool)

(Photo By Bill Clark/Roll Call/Pool)

Lew has moved up slightly the timetable for action on raising the debt limit.

“Based on our best and most recent information, we now estimate that extraordinary measures will be exhausted no later than Tuesday, November 3,” Lew wrote.



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