HKS Affiliated Authors

Frank and Denie Weil Director of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government
Charles W. Eliot University Professor


June 1, 2023, Video: "Former Clinton Treasury Secretary Larry Summers joins Andrea Mitchell to weigh in on the potential economic impacts of the debt limit deal negotiated by President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy. “Most of the elements in that compromise are broadly reasonable from my point of view. Where I have a grave concern is with the cutback in the resources for the IRS,” says Summers. “I wish the Republicans had not pushed for it so hard and not been so insistent on it, frankly, had not been so demagogic about the IRS and I wish that President Biden and his team had not acceded to it. But overall, this is a good agreement.”"