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


via Obama urged to invoke 14th Amendment as debt ceiling deadline nears – Jennifer Epstein – POLITICO.com.

“Our position hasn’t changed. There are not off-ramps, there’s no way around this, there’s no escape,” Carney said. “You know, having an esoteric constitutional argument won’t reduce the fact that the borrowing authority is due to expire on August 2nd and Congress has the legal authority and only Congress has the legal authority to extend that borrowing authority.”

If Clyburn and Boxer are for it, it must be good.

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