Mitch McConnell has vowed the GOP will not help raise the debt ceiling. In the short term, is this good for the economy, Americans, and the GOP’s election prospects?

https://www.businessinsider.com/mitch-mcconnell-refusal-to-raise-debt-ceiling-mnuchin-paulson-treasury-2021-9

During the Trump administration, democrats helped raise the debt ceiling. Was this politically wise?

Would they have benefitted electorally from letting the country default?

Who do you think would have been blamed then and now?

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