The U.S. government will bump up against the federal borrowing limit this weekend, though a series of emergency steps will allow it to continue paying all of the nation’s bills until after Labor Day, the Treasury secretary said.
The politician plans to resign in the wake of investigations that found he sexually harassed female staffers.
Illegal immigrants could become citizens in 15 years under legislation being drafted by a bipartisan group of House lawmakers, a timeline two years longer than under a similar Senate bill.
A House bipartisan group working on legislation to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws reached a deal in principle Thursday evening, aides said.
In the criminal investigation into how the Internal Revenue Service processed tax-exempt applications from conservative organizations, the critical issue may hinge on what agency officials told Congress rather than the underlying actions.
Some conservatives allege that the I.R.S. also targeted individual taxpayers, but a handful of anecdotal data points are not worth much in a country of 300 million.