Skip to comments.Senate Debt Deal Includes Provision Lessening Congress' Power On Debt Ceiling
Posted on 10/16/2013 4:49:51 PM PDT by Perdogg
Capitol Hill talk regarding the Senate deal apparently includes a provision that would take away the Congress power to increase the debt ceiling. According to Politico, it looks like the buzz appears to be true.:
The plan includes a proposal offered by McConnell in the 2011 debt ceiling crisis that allows Congress to disapprove of the debt ceiling increase, which means lawmakers will formally vote on whether to reject a debt ceiling increase until Feb. 7. Obama can veto that legislation if it passes. If Congress fails as expected to gather a two-thirds majority to override the veto, the debt ceiling would be raised.
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The procedual vote was 83-16
this final vote to raise the debt ceiling and reopen the govt is hard to hear the votes
I heard Cruz say NO but the others are too low..
So much for Article 1.
Another section struck from the Constitution.
have you read the 1000 page bill or however long it is. how do you know what horrors are in it? i doubt any congressman read it as it is being passed so fast
thats why the smart Barry Dunham is the guy-in-my-White-House TM
and youre well youre just you...
From my reading of the Politico article it is one-time-only for raising the debt ceiling until feb 7th without the house/ senate making additional vote. It reads to me a one time only thing to quicken things up
You are correct, but not according to Obama. You are just too dumb to understand the complexity.
Can this thing possibly be stopped in the House?
sorry for my 2 TN traitors Alesander and Corker voting against the American people..
Congress is worse than useless.
Okay, fess up. You work for Congress.
NO votes cruz, vitter, Johnson of WI, rubio, grassley, heller, scott, cornyn,
didnt catcvh the rest
The same kind that gives Congress their annual salary increases.
Only through February.
It’s a set up to do a 1 year deal in Jan/Feb to get the kenyan and McConnell through the midterms. We are being had obviously.
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