House delays vote on Boehner debt plan

WASHINGTON Tue Jul 26, 2011 9:06pm EDT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives on Tuesday postponed an expected Wednesday vote on a Republican plan to raise the debt ceiling after budget experts said it would not deliver the spending cuts it claimed.

The House will delay action until Thursday as staffers rewrite the plan, House Republican Leader Eric Cantor's office said.

(Reporting by Andy Sullivan; Editing by Sandra Maler)

(Corrects word in first paragraph to "deliver" from "delay")

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seattlesh wrote:
You mean to tell me Boehner, a Republican lied.

Jul 26, 2011 9:09pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Marcus405 wrote:
Beware folks. Republicans want economic hardship to pin on Obama. To them, election is Regime change, fiscal conservatism is credit ruin and fair and balanced is whatever they decide you get.

Jul 27, 2011 9:20am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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