THE BIG FOLD: Ryan Says GOP Considering Short-Term Debt Hike
From The Daily Bail
January 17, 2013 - 3:28pm
El Guapo y El Flaco Foldo en su coche rojo.
Story just hit the wires. Obama wins, GOP buckles under pressure, again.
Obama Wins, Republicans Cave On Spending Cuts For Now
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — House Republicans are discussing a short-term debt ceiling increase to buy time for broader deficit reduction negotiations with Democrats, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told reporters Thursday.
“We’re discussing the possible virtue of a short-term debt limit extension so that we have a better chance of getting the Senate and the White House involved in discussions in March,” Ryan told reporters gathered at the pricey Kingsmill resort in Williamsburg, where the House GOP is holding its annual retreat.
He did not specify how long a short-term increase would be or even whether it would include spending cuts, which Boehner has consistently demanded in conjunction wit...Continue reading this article »