On debt limit, GOP candidates cite Obama’s 2006 ‘leadership failure’ speechby George Bennett | October 14th, 2013
Nostalgic for some old-school Barack Obama talking points?
Just ask one of the Republicans running in Palm Beach-Treasure Coast congressional District 18 about raising the debt limit.
When asked last week about raising the current $16.7 trillion debt ceiling, GOP hopefuls Alan Schlesinger, Carl Domino and Ellen Andel all referred to a 2006 speech by then-Sen. Obama about the “leadership failure” of hiking the limit to $9 trillion.
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