Did Russia’s dumping of American debt force US Treasury to borrow more money?

Did Russia’s dumping of American debt force US Treasury to borrow more money?

The growing budget deficit will force the US government to borrow $56 billion more this quarter than expected. Curiously, the amount is close to what Russia sold in US Treasury securities in April and May. Citing surging spending and falling tax receipts, the US government will borrow the most money since the 2008 financial crisis.

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