Watchwoman on the Wall

Watchwoman on the Wall


Obama urged to invoke 14th Amendment as debt ceiling deadline nears

posted by Donna Calvin

Clyburn Solution! If you can't do it the right way, just do it anyway!

Watchwoman: This sounds very dangerous to me.  If Obama bypasses Congress, then isn’t that exactly doing what dictators like those in Cuba, Venezuela and North Korea do?  What am I seeing here that Dem. Rep. Commie Clyburn fails to mention? ▬ Donna Calvin

 

House Democratic leader urges Obama to raise debt ceiling without Congressional approval…

By JENNIFER EPSTEIN | 7/27/11 12:14 PM EDT

Rep. James Clyburn and a group of House Democrats are urging President Barack Obama to invoke the 14th Amendment to raise the debt ceiling if Congress can’t come up with a satisfactory plan before the Tuesday deadline.

Clyburn, the third-ranking House Democrat, said Wednesday that if the president is delivered a bill to raise the debt ceiling for only a short period of time, he should instead veto it and turn to the phrase in the Constitution that says the validity of the U.S. government’s debt “shall not be questioned.”

Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0711/60038.html#ixzz1TKdKIHrx



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