As Treasury scrambles to pay bills, pandemic fuels uncertainty over calamitous ‘X Date’

Janet Yellen, U.S. treasury secretary, arrives at a Eurogroup meeting of European Union (EU) finance ministers in Brussels, on Monday, July 12, 2021. U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will press EU officials in Brussels this week to reconsider their plan to propose a digital levy after securing the Group of Twenty’s endorsement for the principles of a global corporate-tax agreement.