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JPMorgan’s Dimon Says US Shouldn’t ‘Play Games’ on Debt Ceiling

  • Creditworthiness of the US ‘is sacrosanct,’ CEO says on CNBC
  • US will reach the borrowing limit on Thursday, Yellen has said
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Senator Manchin Says US Will Pay Its Debt

Jamie Dimon said the government shouldn’t play games with the debt ceiling, amid a standoff among Republicans and Democrats as the clock ticks on the borrowing cap. 

“We should never question the creditworthiness of the US government. That is sacrosanct and it should never happen,” the JPMorgan Chase & Co. chief executive officer said Thursday in an interview on CNBC. “This is not something we should be playing games with at all.”