Time Once Again for ‘Harry Reid vs. Harry Reid’

Today’s “Reid vs. Reid” topic: The debt ceiling.

Harry Reid on the necessity to raise the debt ceiling this month:

In an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Reid said failing to increase the $14.3 trillion debt limit, which the administration has warned will be reached sometime this spring, is not an option.

“We can’t back out on the money we owe the rest of the world,” he said. “We can’t do as the Gingrich crowd did a few years ago, close the government.”

And here’s Harry almost five years ago — when the debt ceiling was about $5 trillion less than it is today:

At least his position(s) are consistent with the president’s position(s).

Author: Doug Powers

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