The AP Interview: Yellen says debt standoff risks ‘calamity’


              U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen stands in the "Door Of No Return" on Goree Island, Senegal, Saturday Jan. 21, 2023. Yellen has paid a solemn visit to an island off Senegal that is one of the most recognized symbols of the horrors of the Atlantic slave trade that trapped tens of millions of Africans in bondage. She is in Senegal as part of a 10-day trip aimed at rebuilding economic relationships between the U.S. and Africa. (AP Photo/Stefan Kleinowitz)
            
              In this image taken from video, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaks during an interview with The Associated Press on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Dakar, Senegal. (AP Photo/Yesica Fisch)
            
              In this image taken from a video, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaks during an interview with The Associated Press on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Dakar, Senegal. (AP Photo/Yesica Fisch)
            
              U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen delivers a speech on Goree Island, Senegal, Saturday Jan. 21, 2023. Yellen has paid a solemn visit to an island off Senegal that is one of the most recognized symbols of the horrors of the Atlantic slave trade that trapped tens of millions of Africans in bondage. She is in Senegal as part of a 10-day trip aimed at rebuilding economic relationships between the U.S. and Africa.  (AP Photo/Stefan Kleinowitz)
            
              U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen stands in the "Door Of No Return" on Goree Island, Senegal, Saturday Jan. 21, 2023. Yellen has paid a solemn visit to an island off Senegal that is one of the most recognized symbols of the horrors of the Atlantic slave trade that trapped tens of millions of Africans in bondage. She is in Senegal as part of a 10-day trip aimed at rebuilding economic relationships between the U.S. and Africa. (AP Photo/Stefan Kleinowitz)
The AP Interview: Yellen says debt standoff risks ‘calamity’