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Elected leaders are free to adjust rates, but a bump in values typically means extra money without the politically bruising task of having to raise rates.
The White House request raises the prospect of a bruising fight over the debt limit — not just between Republicans and Democrats but within both parties.
While Merkel never mentioned President Donald Trump by name, her blunt remarks followed a bruising series of meetings with the U.S. president at the NATO summit in Belgium and then at the G-7 gathering in Italy.
And a recognition that this was going to be an ethically and morally bruising environment.
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Definition of bruising for English Language Learners
: extremely rough or painful
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