Skip to comments.Reid bringing debt-ceiling bill to Senate floor. Says he canít wait for House bill any longer
Posted on 07/29/2011 8:34:14 AM PDT by rawhideEdited on 07/29/2011 8:35:27 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid said heís bringing a bill to raise the U.S. debt ceiling and cut the deficit to the Senate floor Friday, and that he canít wait any longer for a competing proposal from House Republicans.
ďTime is short,Ē Reid said in remarks on the Senate floor Friday morning, as Washington and financial markets fretted about a potential default by the U.S. government on Aug. 2.
(Excerpt) Read more at marketwatch.com ...
Don’t all finance bills have to originate in the House...?
The mask is slipping form the DC Political media machine. The truth is coming out. This is why Progressive Facists in the 0-bot media are in hysteria today
The big DC political machine lie of this whole thing is the GOP needs a bill.
NO, the 0 Democrats need a bill. They are the party of spend. They are the ones who have to go to the voters in 2012 and defend their total mishandling of the economy for the last 4 years.
The GOP candidate in 2012 is going to be running against DC. The 2012 election will be a referendum on 0s Presidency.
Time for people to quit buying the propaganda fed them by the DNC Media-Political machine, the 0 Dems, not the GOP, will be hurt the worst by a failure to strike a deal.
Here what you do GOP, you tell the Senate “Sorry but all your Debt bills are D.O.A. CCB was the compromise, if you want a bill, there it is.”.
Have to? No, but supposed to.
I think the Tea Parties have a bit to learn.
I am thinking the same. But RATS are involved, so rules do not matter.
Like it or not, Reid cannot do anything wo the house. Under the Constitution, both houses must recon a bill. It cannot be passed onto the pres otherwise.
Reid's bill, guess he doesnt count votes in the Senate.
That was back when we had a Constitutional Government.
They all just do pretty much what they like today.
This was Obama’s and Reid’s plan all along. Delay, demagogue, blame the Republicans up until the last minute and then unload their plan to be hastily passed. I’m at the point where I think the only way we rebuild is to let the entire system collapse.
they’ve done this before, with obamacare and, I believe, with porkulous
Reid and senate write it, House gets to rubber stamp, president signs, all done very fast and after hours so no one gets to read it
One idiot GOP signs it so it becomes “bipartisan”
stroke of the pen, law of the land
The answer I find is "All revenue bills must originate in the House of Representatives".
So the key is that when Reid said hes bringing a bill to raise the U.S. debt ceiling and cut the deficit, THERE MUST BE NO REVENUE IN THE BILL!!!!
here is the current whip count on the Boehner proposal. The undecided Reps. are as follows: Ted Poe, TX (202-225-6565); Michael Turner, OH (202-225-6465); Bill Posey, FL (202-225-3671); Jack Kingston, GA (202-225-5831); Quico Canseco, TX (202-225-4511); Scott DesJarlais, TN (202-225-6831); Morgan Griffith, VA (202-225-3861); Scott Garrett, NJ (202-225-4465); Jeff Flake, AZ (202-225-2635)
Interesting words coming from a guy whose Senate hasn't passed a budget in more than 850 days.
Nevada... BTW.. thanks for keeping him in his seat for another six years. Much appreciated. /sarcccc
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