Mitch McConnell, the minority leader of the US Senate, was pressured by a total of 64 lawmakers belonging to the Democratic Party with regard to the debt limit. A letter was written by them stating the dangers that may be posed by the Republican Party. It was stated that the opposing force that would come from the lawmakers belonging to the Republican Party concerning the debt limit, would prove to be extremely dangerous for the welfare of the United States of America as a whole.
Mitch McConnell’s Responsibilities
The letter that was written to Mitch McConnell was written on the 27th of September that fell on a Monday. Steny Hoyer, the majority leader of the House, belonging to the Democratic Party, gave his statement. It was stated that the members of the Democratic Party gave their agreement on increasing the amount of the debt ceiling that was introduced during the presidency of Donald Trump, the Republican President.
The lawmakers gave a suggestion to Mitch McConnell. According to them, the leader of the minority party of the Senate belong to the Republican Party, should go ahead and introduce a suspension of the limit. This is necessary to avoid a crisis. They also noted that it was he who recently gave a warning to the government of the country with regard to any default.
The lawmakers directly stated in the letter that irrespective of everything, Mitch McConnell knew deep down what was best for the country. And that he was perfectly aware of the dangers that lay ahead to the economy of the entire country that could be the result of the political uncertainties. The letter got published right before the voting session of the US Senate.