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Mon May 22, 2023, 05:16 PM May 2023

Joe has said over and over that we will not default on debt [View all]

I trust our President Biden as a seasoned legislator and think he is not showing his hand to the republicans.
I think he will use the 14th amendment as a last resort but is not going to forewarn his adversaries.

37 votes, 2 passes | Time left: Unlimited
He should use it as last resort
24 (65%)
He should not use it at all
1 (3%)
He should use the threat of it now
12 (32%)
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He is a Rebl2 May 2023 #1
How could he "use it now" when the debt ceiling has not been breached? tritsofme May 2023 #2
It doesn't say use it now Beachnutt May 2023 #3
Gives them more time to prepare their appeal... lame54 May 2023 #12
I think he should threaten and then use Marthe48 May 2023 #4
Joe keeps his promises. But if he wanted to tax all that TFG giveaway back, I'd support it ... marble falls May 2023 #5
It is too late now, we will defaut if he doesn't doc03 May 2023 #6
Using the 14th is not a silver bullet. Litigation will ensue and borrowing costs will explode kelly1mm May 2023 #9
The alternative is agree to all of the Republican's demands and even if he does doc03 May 2023 #16
That looks like what it is coming down to. The question for the President is does he capitulate kelly1mm May 2023 #17
I think he has softened that not gonna do it. gibraltar72 May 2023 #7
Using the 14th is not a silver bullet. Litigation will ensue and borrowing costs will explode kelly1mm May 2023 #10
Biden could ignore an unfavorable Supreme Court ruling. Elessar Zappa May 2023 #13
He could also declare martial law, launch a nuclear strike against Canada and arrest all sitting kelly1mm May 2023 #14
He clearly said he would not let it happen and I believe him. Chainfire May 2023 #8
He should say there's no chance of default under any circumstance. David__77 May 2023 #11
Exactly, It is written in the constitution so if Joe let's America default Beachnutt May 2023 #15
That's exactly the way I see it. He MUST use it. The pukes fool nobody. CTyankee May 2023 #18
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