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

Posted By admin On July 28, 2011 @ 7:40 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

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.


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