Voting No To Vote Yes

May 25 2011 @ 4:37pm

Stan Collender explains the politics of next week's debt ceiling vote:

The GOP leadership says it wants to use the vote to demonstrate that there's no support for raising the debt ceiling unless the legislation also includes deficit reductions.  But there's no mistaking the fact that, by allowing members to vote against it now, the leadership will also be making it easier for some of them to vote for a debt ceiling increase later this summer.