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Nancy Pelosi supports giving
Obama ‘unilateral control’
to raise debt ceiling

Washington Examiner, by Charlie Spiering

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 11/30/2012 5:41:49 PM

During a press conference today, House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi signaled that she supported “unilateral control” for the President over the country’s debt limit. “Do you support President Obama having the power to unilaterally increase the debt limit as Secretary Geithner proposed?” asked a reporter. “Yes.” Pelosi answered shortly. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner proposed the idea to Congress yesterday, but the idea was reportedly met with laughter from Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell R-Ky. Currently the power to increase the debt ceiling lies with Congress. President Obama fought with Congress over extending the debt

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Of course she does. The problem is that would just be the beginning. Dictator Barry wants "unilateral control" over everything.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: clw54, 11/30/2012 5:49:44 PM     (No. 9041975)

Doesn´t that require a constitutional amendment?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JAN, 11/30/2012 5:50:14 PM     (No. 9041976)

We all know she wanted that same unilateral control for Bush as well.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 11/30/2012 5:50:29 PM     (No. 9041977)

One face-tightening too many.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 11/30/2012 6:24:02 PM     (No. 9042017)

I used to think she just looked insane.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TXspyder, 12/1/2012 1:57:07 AM     (No. 9042437)

Once again, BOINK no!!!!!!

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