The 11th hour of fiscal cliff now in full effect, the big threats are starting to come out — one of which might see the U.S. Treasury tapping federal employee pension funds to keep the country afloat.
This worst-case scenario, discussed by the Washington Post, may be part political posturing, but federal officials are now scrambling to find measures to keep the wheels of government — and the economy — rolling as leaders continue to bicker over the details of a solution to the impending tax hikes.
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