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GOP Freshmen Lawmakers Take on Obama Over Debt Deadline (Letter, video sent to the rookie Hussein)
Fox News ^ | 7/14/11 | Molly Henneberg

Posted on 07/15/2011 8:25:07 AM PDT by Libloather

GOP Freshmen Lawmakers Take on Obama Over Debt Deadline
By Molly Henneberg
Published July 14, 2011 | FoxNews.com

Tea Party freshman Rep. Joe Walsh, R-I.L., has strong words for President Obama in a video posted on his website.

“President Obama, quit lying. You know darn well that if Aug. 2, comes and goes there is plenty of money to pay off our debt and cover all Social Security obligations,” says Walsh in the video.

The Treasury Department has estimated that the U.S. will go over its’ debt limit on Aug. 2, and Walsh is angry that President Obama has said that Social Security checks may not go out if there is not a debt limit deal by then. Walsh contends it is not true.

That’s a message echoed by all Senate Republican freshmen, who sent a letter today to the president, making the argument that there still will be enough money coming in to the government to cover Social Security checks.

“I think the President should apologize for politicizing Social Security, for threatening not to send out checks,” said Sen. Rand Paul, R-K.Y., also a freshman Tea Partier.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: debt; freshmen; gop; joewalsh; teaparty
Molly Henneberg

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1 posted on 07/15/2011 8:25:11 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Libloather.


2 posted on 07/15/2011 8:29:21 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Yes, as a matter of fact, it is that time again -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Libloather
"“The majority of the House has to improve 100% of the spending and that's a tremendous amount of leverage and we should use it," says Rep. Steve King, R-I.A. "

How ignorant can a reporter/transcriber get? I'm quite sure that Rep King didn't misuse the word "improve".

3 posted on 07/15/2011 8:51:00 AM PDT by matthew fuller (Forget impeachment- Extradite obama, biden, napolitano, muller, clinton and holder. Country saved!)
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