Memories: Five Times Boehner Insisted He Would Never Use The Debt Ceiling For Political Leverage
By Igor Volsky on August 27, 2013 at 3:04 pm
As the Treasury Department announced on Monday that the nation will hit the debt ceiling by mid-October, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) reiterated that Republicans won’t vote to raise America’s borrowing limit “without cuts and reforms.”
“I’ve made it clear that we’re not going to increase the debt limit without cuts and reforms that are greater than the increase in the debt limit,” he said at a fundraiser for Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID), insisting that the GOP will now demand cuts on “the mandatory side” of the ledger, impacting programs like Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and the Affordable Care Act. “[W]hat I’m trying to do here is to leverage the political process to produce more change than what it would produce if left to its own devices. We’re going to have a whale of a fight.”....READ MORE!!!!
THIS--This is why I go on Anti-Republican Rants, because what they do gets me so very angry!!!
This means that Speaker of the House John Boehner Lied not once, Lied not twice, Lied not three times, but that the Speaker Lied Five Times.
How many more Lies Will He have to tell to prove that he is not worthy of his office--the third highest in our Federal Government.
Yet, there are Republicans who claim that President Obama is 'dangerously close to being worthy of being impeached--Should not these Lies qualify Speaker Boehner for Impeachment far more than the imaginary offenses of the president.