Comment: The Big Lie.

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The Big Lie.

in the article - "We continue to attract investors, - - ", the second part of the sentence tell the story. Call it arm-twisting. The Assistant Treasury warns if the Debt ceiling is not raised by Congress then - The auction room (of Treasury Bonds) will go dark with what she said are unthinkable economic consequences.
The threat to buyers & sellers, = Interest has to stay "On".