04 Feb '12, 1pm

GOP Already Playing Debt Limit Games Again. | Care2 Causes

GOP Already Playing Debt Limit Games Again. | Care2 Causes

During the height of last summer’s debt ceiling negotiations between Republicans and the Obama administration the GOP demanded a dollar-for-dollar match between guaranteed cuts and any newly allocated borrowing authority. They didn’t get that, or at least not quite. Instead, they took nearly half spending cuts up front with the other half tied to the success or failure of the Super Committee, a bi-partisan commission tasked with securing $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction. To make sure there was no funny business in negotiations moving forward both the GOP leaders and the White House agreed that if the Super Committee failed, it would result in $600 billion in automatic, across the board cuts to defense spending and another $600 billion in domestic cut to come mostly from Medicare. Well, surprise surprise. Republicans are now pressuring the White House to let them out of t...

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