Debt ceiling: More Democrats threaten to vote against raising borrowing limit

Quicklink submitted by Sheila Samples     Permalink
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Become a Fan
  (37 fans)


At www.washingtonpost.com

A growing number of Democrats are threatening to defy the White House over the national debt, joining Republican calls for deficit reductions as a condition for consenting to lift the country's borrowing limit. Months ago it seemed unthinkable that Congress might refuse to raise the borrowing limit. Leaders in both parties agreed that failing to do so would risk a default by the U.S. government, which could send interest rates soaring and cut off Social Security checks, as well as salaries for combat troops.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.washingtonpost.com


 

Comments

The time limit for entering new comments on this Quicklink has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
No comments