Originally Posted by cosmo20002
"Debt" does not = "due"
And Ds wanted to pay the bills. The Rs wanted to hold the economy hostage over paying the bills by threatening not to pay them. That's the enitre debt ceiling issue.
Not true. Rs don't want borrowing to be increased to the never-before-experienced levels that democrats prefer. Rs are just as committed to paying our bills as democrats.
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