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DC Soap Opera Update: 17 Republicans To Vote Against Doomed Boehner Plan In The House

Zero Hedge [1]
July 28, 2011

Below is the latest soap opera update per Bloomberg:

– House can pass Boehner debt-limit proposal without the support of no more than 23 of chamber’s 240 Republicans; 17 have said they will vote “no,” according to Bloomberg count.

– US House of Representatives tentatively scheduled to vote on Boehner debt bill between 5.45-6.15 PM EDT

– Measure needs 217 “yes” votes to pass.

– No Democrats have said they will support the plan.

– Vote expected around 6 p.m.

– House Republicans meeting this morning at 9 a.m.

– Reid has said measure will not pass Senate and Obama has threatened veto.