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House GOP eyes supercommittee to settle shutdown, debt ceiling
The Hill ^ | 10-8-2013 | Erik Wasson and Russell Berman

Posted on 10/08/2013 9:40:09 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather

The House will vote as soon as Tuesday on forming a special committee of House and Senate members to work out a deal on reopening the government and raising the nation’s $16.7 trillion debt ceiling, multiple GOP sources told The Hill.

The move is an attempt to highlight what the GOP sees as a refusal by Democrats to compromise in order to end the budget crisis. It also echoes the creation of a debt supercommittee to resolve the last debt ceiling impasse in 2011.

Lawmakers will separately vote on legislation to pay essential federal personnel, including those working right now and U.S. Capitol Hill police, while the shutdown continues.

(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: debtceiling; gop; house; supercommittee
Today should be interesting.
1 posted on 10/08/2013 9:40:09 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather
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To: sheikdetailfeather

NO NO NO. It will be a sham.


2 posted on 10/08/2013 9:42:11 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

“Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is making plans to try to move a clean debt ceiling hike through the upper chamber, though it is unclear whether he’ll be able to win the 60 votes necessary to overcome procedural hurdles.”


3 posted on 10/08/2013 9:42:11 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Because the last supercommittee worked so well...

Washington: where fools gather.


4 posted on 10/08/2013 9:42:29 AM PDT by lurk
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Anything big, anything bipartisan, anything like that is dangerous.


5 posted on 10/08/2013 9:42:40 AM PDT by jimfree (In November 2016 my 13 y/o granddaughter will have more quality exec experience than Barack Obama)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Gutless bastids...


6 posted on 10/08/2013 9:43:21 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Good grief...


7 posted on 10/08/2013 9:43:49 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Mouton

Exactly. The last thing Congress needs is another ‘gang’.


8 posted on 10/08/2013 9:45:10 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Oh great another Supercommittee. Like it worked so well last time.


9 posted on 10/08/2013 9:46:32 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

“gang”, “super-”, “blue ribbon” - it all means “little people get screwed”.


10 posted on 10/08/2013 9:46:36 AM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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If this supercommittee comes into play, we all know it will be packed full of RINOs and the Republicans will yet again surrender. The GOP is saving the Democrats from themselves.


11 posted on 10/08/2013 9:49:28 AM PDT by InsidiousMongo
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To: sheikdetailfeather

WE shouldn’t be doing ANYTHING. The democrats have not moved an inch. Any movement on our side is simply negotiating with ourselves while they watch....and laugh.


12 posted on 10/08/2013 9:50:06 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility (Government: Slimy used car salesmen writing laws forcing you to buy their cars)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Let me guess, Ted Cruz will NOT be on that supercommittee.


13 posted on 10/08/2013 9:52:06 AM PDT by BlueStateRightist
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To: sheikdetailfeather

14 posted on 10/08/2013 9:54:35 AM PDT by Phillyred
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To: All

Newt Gingrich: Super Committee Is Washington’s Dumbest Idea

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rN8GPQgIusc


15 posted on 10/08/2013 9:56:53 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Not another “Gang of 8” deal

isn’t that what got us sequestered?

look how well the democrats followed though on spending cuts that were part of the 2011 deal

its more reliable to negotiate with the Russians, North Koreans AND Iranians then the democrat party


16 posted on 10/08/2013 9:57:24 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Yeah, like the last super committee worked out so well...

'Super committee' fails to reach agreement

17 posted on 10/08/2013 9:59:37 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

It’s a trick.


18 posted on 10/08/2013 10:02:06 AM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: Mouton

It will be capitulation.


19 posted on 10/08/2013 10:03:23 AM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: duffee

No worries, obama just said go pound sand.


20 posted on 10/08/2013 10:04:20 AM PDT by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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21 posted on 10/08/2013 10:07:16 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: sheikdetailfeather
a VERY BAD idea

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22 posted on 10/08/2013 10:11:08 AM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: sheikdetailfeather

No one can snatch defeat from the jaws of victory like the GOP-E.


23 posted on 10/08/2013 10:12:24 AM PDT by Dahoser (Separation of church and state? No, we need separation of media and state.)
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To: Dahoser

I will trade you a one year delay in the personal mandate for a three month extensions of the debt limit. Throw in the shutdown ends today.

Then Repuboicans use the mandate as their 2014 election tool.


24 posted on 10/08/2013 10:19:39 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Make today a great day. Insult a liberal.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
Too bad neither of us will be on that super committee. It's going to work like the 9/11 Commission where the Republicans put almost all go-along get-alongs and the RATS put their attack dogs including the perpetrator of 9/11 from the inside, the detestable criminal, Jamie Gorelick.
25 posted on 10/08/2013 10:24:30 AM PDT by Dahoser (Separation of church and state? No, we need separation of media and state.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

smells like mccain


26 posted on 10/08/2013 10:27:31 AM PDT by Pietro
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Oh no here comes McCain again what do you bet?


27 posted on 10/08/2013 10:34:13 AM PDT by Hattie
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To: Mouton

Didn’t the last “super committee” recommend obummer’s sequestration which was so awful no one would consider it?


28 posted on 10/08/2013 10:35:34 AM PDT by pfflier
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To: BlueStateRightist; Stillwaters
Let me guess, Ted Cruz will NOT be on that supercommittee.

I'll add another guess that Sen McCrazy and/or Linda Graham will be on the supercommittee.

29 posted on 10/08/2013 10:36:55 AM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Nothing good will come of a super committee. By the time they are finished, they will have raised taxes, printed money, increased spending, and waived the debt ceiling for 30 years. And, the media will play it as a huge victory for fiscal responsibility.


30 posted on 10/08/2013 10:39:53 AM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Now we hear “O” will stop SS payments.

Ha!

He can start with Florida!


31 posted on 10/08/2013 10:42:22 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms." H. Amiel)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

THEY SHOULD NOT DO IT.

There is NO reason for the Pubbies to cede control of this situation. And we damn sure do not need McCain and his ilk to go in there and give away the store.


32 posted on 10/08/2013 10:50:07 AM PDT by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Harry Reid wouldn't appoint Senate members to a conference committee to iron out the differences between the bill passed by the House and the same bill with the 0bamacare funding restored passed in the Senate.

Why would he agree to this?

33 posted on 10/08/2013 10:53:59 AM PDT by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: Mouton

The House Leadship proves once again it’s all show and no spine.


34 posted on 10/08/2013 11:17:11 AM PDT by SCHROLL
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!


35 posted on 10/08/2013 11:18:12 AM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Oh, don’t worry, Harry, you will have the votes of Ayotte, McCain, Graham (If he doesn’t have the vapors!), Cornyn, and other Rinos.


36 posted on 10/08/2013 12:03:41 PM PDT by Redleg Duke ("Madison, Wisconsin is 30 square miles surrounded by reality.", L. S. Dryfus)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

No problem with a ‘supercommittee’ as long as Cruz is the lead guy from our side.


37 posted on 10/08/2013 12:05:44 PM PDT by EBH ( The Day of the Patriot has arrived.)
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