In the Loop: Lew: It’s good that the fiscal fight can take ‘a back seat and simmer down’

Loop fans may recall that back in July we observed that the frenzy over the nation’s deficit and debt had tempered, if not completely dissipated. Turns out we aren’t the only ones who noticed.

Speaking Tuesday at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew remarked that deficit reduction “is not as urgent a priority as it was a few years ago.” And he’s quite pleased about that.

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