Clinton: I’d Raise Debt Ceiling And “Force The Courts To Stop Me”

Posted by | July 19, 2011 10:40 | Filed under: Top Stories

Bill Clinton told The National Memo he’d invoke the Fourteenth Amendment to solve the debt crisis. (h/t Mediaite)

“I think the Constitution is clear and I think this idea that the Congress gets to vote twice on whether to pay for [expenditures] it has appropriated is crazy.”

Lifting the debt ceiling “is necessary to pay for appropriations already made,” he added, “so you can’t say, ‘Well, we won the last election and we didn’t vote for some of that stuff, so we’re going to throw the whole country’s credit into arrears.”

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