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Reid backs debt deal if other Democrats will: aide
July 31, 2011 / 9:18 PM / in 6 years

Reid backs debt deal if other Democrats will: aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid will support the tentative debt-ceiling deal as long as other Democrats back it as well, a spokesman said on Sunday.

<p>Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks to reporters as he leaves after meeting with House Democratic leadership on the debt ceiling crises on Capitol Hill in Washington July 31, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts</p>

“Senator Reid has signed off on the debt-ceiling agreement pending caucus approval,” spokesman Adam Jentleson said.

Reporting by Andy Sullivan; editing by Christopher Wilson

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