Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Rand Paul will filibuster debt ceiling bill

DENVER -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) has called it a slap in the face to conservatives." Likely speaker of the House Paul Ryan has said the process that created it "stinks." But Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is the first Republican to pledge outright that he'll try to scutter the compromise debt limit bill designed to kick any tough new vote into 2017.
"I will filibuster the new debt ceiling bill," Paul said at an event on the University of Colorado's Denver campus. "It is horrible, it's hard for me not to use profanity describing it."

Read more at the Washington Post

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