House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday appeared to push back against some of his fellow Republicans who have expressed skepticism about Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s debt-ceiling deadline of June 1. “Whoever is the secretary of the Treasury, I’m going to take whatever date they say,” the California Republican said during a Fox Business interview. “There’s probably leeway … but if she says that’s the date, that’s the date I’ve been working on.”
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