Will Republicans Keep Playing Russian Roulette with the Debt Ceiling?

More than seven months into the 115th Congress, Republican majorities in both the House of Representatives and the Senate have been notably dysfunctional. President Donald Trump and his White House staff are in disarray. The budget process is way behind schedule, and every day brings the United States closer to what should be the unthinkable: defaulting on the national debt by failing to raise the debt ceiling.

This article was originally published in The National Interest.