Apr 28, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Podcast: The battle to let states go bankrupt

States are facing their worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) recently suggested that he favors states declaring bankruptcy over additional federal aid. Dan is joined by The Atlantic’s David Frum to discuss why state bankruptcy appeals to the Republicans.

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