Fed's Fisher slams ‘fiscal misfeasance’ of US government

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Richard Fisher, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president, pleaded with the United States Congress to "get on" with fixing the "fiscal mess in Washington" in a speech at the Economic Club of New York yesterday.

Members of the US Congress struck an eleventh-hour deal on Wednesday night to end the federal government shutdown that saw the country's public services grind to a halt for three weeks.

Fisher warned the deal only "kicks the can down the road" as the government is still on track to hit

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